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Soviet space dogs - Wikipedia
During the 1950s and 1960s the USSR used dogs for sub-orbital and orbital space flights to determine whether human spaceflight was feasible. In this period, the Soviet Union or the USSR launched missions with passenger slots for at least 57 dogs. The number of dogs in space is smaller, as some dogs flew more than once. Most survived; the few that died were lost mostly through technical ...

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The Soviet space program was tied to the USSR's Five-Year Plans and from the start was reliant on support from the Soviet military. Although he was "single-mindedly driven by the dream of space travel", Korolev generally kept this a secret while working on military projects—especially, after the Soviet Union's first atomic bomb test in 1949, a missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead to ...

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The Seliger system was tested during the 1960 launches of the Vostok capsule (codenamed Object-K). Sputnik-5, also called Spaceship Sputnik-2, containing the space dogs Belka and Strelka, whose images are often mistaken for the dog Laika.
As you know, April 12, 2011 is the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin becoming the first human in space. First Orbit is a film that recreates in real-time Gagarin’s first orbit using footage from the International Space Station. It’s a great video, check it out.

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The thing about the Iron Curtain is that we'll never fully know what crazy shit went on behind it during the Cold War. And that's too bad, because the little hints that leak out really make it look like these people just did not give a shit. Take the Soviet space program. We know they were the first ...

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