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Sputnik 2

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1957: Sputnik 2 (USSR)

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Space Race KSP - Sputnik 2 and Laika - Making History

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OTD in Space - Nov. 3: Laika the Dog Launches with Sputnik 2

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What Happened to Laika in Space? *The Space Dog*

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Mission Profile - 1960-08-19 Korabl-Sputnik 2

Sputnik 2, or Prosteyshiy Sputnik 2 was the second spacecraft launched into Earth orbit, on 3 November 1957, and the first to carry a living animal, a Soviet space dog named Laika, who died a few hours after the launch.
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