Friday, August 20, 2010
August 20th, 1960: Belka and Strelka, a couple of stray mutts impressed into the Soviet space program, become the first living creatures to return alive from an orbital flight.
More over here thanks to the smart folks at Wired Magazine: Belka and Strelka Flashback.
Here's to all Astronauts - God Speed!
And you've got to check out this nice flickr set dedicated to: Laika, my favorite Space Puppy.
Have a great weekend and Happy Birthday to my brother Terry today!