Farm Animals in Space A5 Greeting Card Set. Watercolor painting. Art Collectibles. Little boy room decor. Milky way. Animal Space Odissey.

Farm Animals in Space A5 Greeting Card Set. Watercolor painting. Art Collectibles. Little boy room decor. Milky way. Animal Space Odissey.

Infographic: The history of animals used for testing in space flight. Two days ago the BION-M1 mission - the last one in this list - was successfully launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome

Infographic: The history of animals used for testing in space flight. Two days ago the BION-M1 mission - the last one in this list - was successfully launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome

The Soviet Union stunned the world on Nov. 3, 1957, with the launch of Sputnik 2. On board the small satellite was a little dog, Laika, the first animal to orbit Earth. However, Laika was not the first animal in space. The United States and the U.S.S.R. had been putting animals atop rockets since 1947.

The Soviet Union stunned the world on Nov. 3, 1957, with the launch of Sputnik 2. On board the small satellite was a little dog, Laika, the first animal to orbit Earth. However, Laika was not the first animal in space. The United States and the U.S.S.R. had been putting animals atop rockets since 1947.

This year, Owen Davey will release his third pic­ture book, enti­tled Laika. According to Owen, “Laika is based on a true story of a stray, liv­ing on the streets of Moscow who is cho­sen to be the first ever ani­mal launched into orbit.” The spreads below rep­re­sent a small sneak peek — can’t wait to see the rest!

This year, Owen Davey will release his third pic­ture book, enti­tled Laika. According to Owen, “Laika is based on a true story of a stray, liv­ing on the streets of Moscow who is cho­sen to be the first ever ani­mal launched into orbit.” The spreads below rep­re­sent a small sneak peek — can’t wait to see the rest!

From frogs and turtles to monkeys, chimps and rabbits, the animal kingdom has seen its fair share of space.

From frogs and turtles to monkeys, chimps and rabbits, the animal kingdom has seen its fair share of space.

NASA Space Shuttle Stuffed Animal Monkey in Space Suit Plush Toy Chimp | Dolls & Bears, Bears, Gund | eBay!

NASA Space Shuttle Stuffed Animal Monkey in Space Suit Plush Toy Chimp | Dolls & Bears, Bears, Gund | eBay!

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