Month: November 2007

What Am I?

by IndyKids Staff I am an artificial satellite weighing about 183 pounds. I was launched into space by the Soviet Union, now called Russia, on October 4, 1957. I circled the earth every 96 minutes, making a “beep beep beep” sound over amateur radio. My launch during the “Cold War” shocked the United States and …

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Letters to the Editor

The following letters were submitted by sixth graders at the Secondary School for Law in Brooklyn, NY in response to the IndyKids cover story (Issue #11) on the case of the Jena Six students in Louisiana.