MOSCOW, Oct. 4, 1957 (UP) - Facts and figures of the Soviet satellite: SIZE: 22 inches in diameter.
WEIGHT: 184 pounds.
SPEED: 18,000 miles per hour.
ESTIMATED LIFE: Not more than three weeks.
ALTITUDE OF ORBIT: 560 miles.
SIGNALS: Two radio transmitters sending on 20.005 and 40.002 megacycles, strong enough to be picked up by ham operators.
VISIBILITY: Best at sundown and sunset with the naked eye.
ROTATION: Circles earth once every hour and 35 minutes.