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Belka and Strelka are among the animals in a "flying zoo" that is launched into orbit aboard the Soviet Union's Sputnik V. The next day the...

Belka and Strelka are among the animals in a "flying zoo" that is launched into orbit aboard the Soviet Union's Sputnik V. The next day the...

Belka and Strelka– 50 Years Since Space Dogs Circled the Earth ~ Kuriositas

Belka and Strelka– 50 Years Since Space Dogs Circled the Earth ~ Kuriositas

Before Yuri Gagarin became the first human in outer space, numerous animals gave their lives for science in the often cruel and stressful tests of space flight. The first creatures to survive a 24 hour ordeal orbiting earth in a space craft were two spirited dogs named Belka and Strelka.  All of the Soviet space dogs, including Belka and Strelka, were strays rounded up from the streets and put under various stress tests to see which were suitable for flight. It also helped to be cute and…

Essential Guide: Taxidermy Heroic Animals

Before Yuri Gagarin became the first human in outer space, numerous animals gave their lives for science in the often cruel and stressful tests of space flight. The first creatures to survive a 24 hour ordeal orbiting earth in a space craft were two spirited dogs named Belka and Strelka. All of the Soviet space dogs, including Belka and Strelka, were strays rounded up from the streets and put under various stress tests to see which were suitable for flight. It also helped to be cute and…

Belka and Strelka

Essential Guide: Taxidermy Heroic Animals

Belka and Strelka at their first press conference

The dogs that conquered space

Belka and Strelka in their space capsule

Essential Guide: Taxidermy Heroic Animals

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