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Start of Belka and Strelka in space — a bright event which in 1960 struck the Soviet people. Flight of two dogs took place successfully, all returned to Earth healthy. It was the first experience of stay of quadrupeds out of the atmosphere. Experiments continued, the scientific world has on the account unusual examples of starts on Earth orbit. Experts note 5 stories. Flights of animals in space deserve attention and in many decades.
Starts of animals were carried out to understand how the surrounding situation influences astronauts and what problems with health can arise subsequently.
Was studied effect of gravitation and various biological processes.
the Dogs who visited space:
Not only dogs received honor to plow Universe open spaces. Among astronauts there were also other animals:
Landing was successful, but Eybl, without having sustained an anesthesia, soon died on the operating table when deleted with it the electrodes implanted before flight. Ms. Baker lived up to 27 years and died of a disease of kidneys.
Tests continued till spring of 1961, during this time launched 29 missiles and involved about 100 animals. As a result of various malfunctions in life support systems more than 20 representatives of fauna died.
After Yury Gagarin's flight experiments with quadrupeds stopped. However the first astronauts forever will remain in memory of people as brave testers thanks to whom the new era of conquest of the Universe began.