Canine Cosmonauts: Belka and Strelka


Posted 2 months ago in More

60 years ago on August 19, Belka (Squirrel) and Strelka (Little Arrow) spent a day in space aboard Korabl-Sputnik 2 (Sputnik 5) before safely returning to Earth.

They boldly followed in Laika’s pawpath but managed to make it back to Earth.

 Soviet Space Graphics: Cosmic Visions from the USSR, Phaidon

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