The Top 5 Animals in Outer Space

  Animal name Animal Type Country Date of Space Flight
1 Laika Dog
USSR Nov 3rd, 1957
2 Laska and Benjy Mice United States Dec 13th, 1958
3 Able Rhesus monkey
United States May 28th, 1959
4 Otvazhnaya Samoyed husky
USSR July 2, 1959
5 Sam Rhesus monkey
United States Dec 4th, 1959
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List Notes: Laika was a stray mongrel and was also known as Kudryavka (Little Curly in Russian). The American press nicknamed the dog Muttnik. Otvazhnaya the dog was also accompanied in space by an unnamed rabbit.
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