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12/07/1960 USSR's Sputnik 5 launched with 2 dogs

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American Newsreel about Belka and Strelka (Sputnik 5) - english

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SPUTNIK 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10

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Belka and Strelka Russian space dogs

Belka and Strelka spent a day in space aboard Korabl-Sputnik 2 before safely returning to Earth. They were accompanied by a grey rabbit, 42 mice, two rats, flies and several plants and fungi. All passengers survived. They were the first Earth-born creatures to go into orbit and return alive.
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