A Brief History of Animals in Space


Subject:
Mammals , Astronomy , Space Flight , Chimpanzees , Dogs , Rodents , Primates

Description:
This article lists highlights of the history of animals involved in space flight, mostly monkeys, mice, and dogs. Describes early attempts with animals in space flight, the first chimpanzee in space (Ham), the expansion of species in space (such as an Apollo flight that recorded spiders' attempts to spin webs in space), and other notable history. Includes links to related articles. From the NASA History Division.

Creator:
Gray, Tara

Publisher:
NASA History Division

Language:
English

Source:
http://history.nasa.gov/animals.html


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