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Soviet Space Dogs Laika, Belka and Strelka

by | September 4, 2014

Today, I received my very own Russian commemorative stamp celebrating the soviet space dogs Belka and Strelka. In the 1950s and 1960s, the Soviet Union sent many dogs into sub-orbital and orbital space to determine if space flight would be safe for humans. The first dog to go up was Laika in the spacecraft Sputnik… Read more »

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