Monkeys, mice and cats are just a few of the animals involved in space exploration, but were you able to guess right about the first animal?
Q: What type of animal was the first to be launched into outer space?
A: A mix breed dog named Laika was the first animal to be launched into space. Sent by the Soviets during the space race between the Soviet Union and US, this event caused riled animal lovers because there was no recovery plan for Laika.
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