Chris McKitterick (mckitterick) wrote,
Chris McKitterick

Astronautical-Image of the Day: Back From Space, With Tails Wagging

Forty-eight years ago today, Soviet cosmo-dogs Strelka (left) and Belka became the first living creatures to return - alive - from Earth orbit.

Click the image to see the story.

Yay, cosmo-dogs!

Tags: the space age

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