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Sputnik 1 Technical Drawing

Adobe Illustrator

Sputnik 1 was the first satellite to have ever entered the orbit. Its image as well as its idealization has been used many times in Art and Literature. I had no clue what a sputnik was until I read Haruki Murakami's Sputnik Sweetheart. He never explained what it meant in the novel but the enigmatic metaphor and beautiful concept won my heart over.

In this drawing, I described the parts that made up the Sputnik 1 with an explosion view of the structure.

Sputnik 1 Technical Drawing

Here are some process work: