On March 26, 1958, the United States launched its third satellite into space. Explorer 3 was almost identical to Explorer 1, the first satellite the U.S. ever launched.
A poem for Europa Clipper: US Poet Laureate Ada Limón reveals ode to fly on NASA Jupiter moon mission
“It is not darkness that unites us, not the cold distance of space, but the offering of water…” Those words, by U.S. Poet Laureate Ada