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Laika

3 November 1957, driving in Sputnik 2, in low orbit around the Earth flew … Laika Laika was a stray dog on the streets of Moscow, a mongrel, which has been selected to participate in the Soviet space program, and helped the Russians to maintain lead in the Cold war, which is seriously heating up … it has become one of the first animals that flew into space, and the first to successfully orbited the Earth. Although the Russians for decades hid the real developments in Sputnik 2, and released the official version that the dog humanely euthanized after it was realized that running out of oxygen in the cabin, and that is in orbit spent six days, it was only in 2002 the public learned the truth. ..

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