Sputnik - 1 for FDM printers

Sputnik - 1 for FDM printers 3D print model

This model for FFF/FDM printers.

For SLA: https://www.cgtrader.com/3d-print-models/games-toys/other/sputnik-1-for-sla-printers

Assembly video instruction: coming soon.

Sputnik 1 ("Satellite-1", or "PS-1", Prosteyshiy Sputnik-1, "Elementary Satellite 1") was the first artificial Earth satellite.The Soviet Union launched it into an elliptical low Earth orbit on 4 October 1957, orbiting for three weeks before its batteries died, then silently for two more months before falling back into the atmosphere.It was a 58 cm (23 in) diameter polished metal sphere, with four external radio antennas to broadcast radio pulses. Its radio signal was easily detectable even by radio amateurs, and the 65° inclination and duration of its orbit made its flight path cover virtually the entire inhabited Earth. This surprise success precipitated the American Sputnik crisis and triggered the Space Race, a part of the Cold War. The launch ushered in new political, military, technological, and scientific developments.Tracking and studying Sputnik 1 from Earth provided scientists with valuable information. The density of the upper atmosphere could be deduced from its drag on the orbit, and the propagation of its radio signals gave data about the ionosphere.

3D Print miniature:

  • Scale: 1 to 10.
  • Sputnik diametr: 5.8 cm
  • Sizes: 14.8/20.3/14.8 cm (sputnik)
  • Sizes: 18.3/22/14.8 cm (sputnik with platform)
  • Parts: 17 (.stl)

Model available in all formats.

All files are repaired in Netfabb and verified in Cura.
All parts are already stored in the correct and most convenient position for printing.
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3D Model formats

  • Stereolithography (.stl) (17 files)-
  • Autodesk FBX (.fbx)129 MB
  • Autodesk Maya (.ma, .mb)376 MB
  • OBJ (.obj, .mtl)781 MB
  • Zbrush (.ztl, .zbp)54.8 MB
  • Autodesk 3ds Max (.max)513 MB

3D Model details

  • Publish date2018-10-08
  • Model ID#1009353