10 Animals that have been in space
The Russian Joeri Gagarin made the first human race ever in 1961 Since the 1950s, both the Russians and Americans sent into space monkeys and dogs to investigate the effect of high temperatures and rapid pressure changes. Also after 1961 many animals have made a space trip. Fortunately, most of these hairy astronauts landed safely on their four (or eight) legs. Here you meet ten of them!