Animals in Space

By: Tyler.Zierold

Facts about animals in space

  1. Animals were the earliest explorers to venture Outer Space.
  2. Baker the Squirrel monkey rode a real missile into space in 1959.
  3. Arabella, a spider filmed spinning web in space in 1973.
  4. Laika, the dog became the first earthling to orbit the Earth in 1957.
  5. On Earth, rats were exposed to samples from the moon to test for hazards.
  6. Two chimps from the Holloman program were successfully launched into orbit.
  7. A chimp named Ham, whose journey lasted 16 minutes and 59 seconds, took off in 1961.
  8. Ham, the chimp splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean and he and his capsule were recovered by a rescue ship.
  9. On October 18, 1963 French Scientist launched the first cat into space on a Veronique AGI sounding rocket No. 47.
  10. Two Philippine monkeys, Patricia and Mike, were enclosed in a Aerobee nose at Holloman Air Force Base.

Animals in Space

Animals were the earliest explorers to venture Outer Space. Baker the Squirrel monkey rode a real missile into space in 1959. Arabella, a spider was filmed spinning web in space in 1973.Laika, the dog became the first earthling to orbit the Earth in 1957.On Earth, rats were exposed to samples from the moon to test for hazards.Two chimps from the Holloman program were successfully launched into orbit.A chimp named Ham, whose journey lasted 16 minutes and 59 seconds, took off in 1961.Ham, the chimp splashed down in the Atlantic Ocean and he and his capsule were recovered by a rescue ship. On October 18, 1963 French Scientist launched the first cat into space on a Veronique AGI sounding rocket No. 47. Two Philippine monkeys, Patricia and Mike, were enclosed in a Aerobee nose at Holloman Air Force Base.

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