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20 minutes is about one-six-thousand-five-hundredth as long as The First spaceflight (Sputnik).
In other words, the length of The First spaceflight (Sputnik) is 6,700 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Sputnik 1, a.k.a. Спутник-1, a.k.a. "Satellite-1", a.k.a. Простейший Спутник-1) (1957) (total time in orbit)
Launched from Kazakhstan in 1957, Sputnik was the first artificial satellite placed into orbit around Earth, where it remained for 130,000 minutes. During its voyage, it traveled about 70,000,000 km (43,495,983.46 mi), completing an orbit of the planet every 96.2 minutes.
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