#OTD 1957: The USSR Union launches Sputnik 2

#OTD 1957: The USSR launches Sputnik 2 with the first living passenger, the dog Laika, aboard. The dog did not survive the trip. @USAPoliceSupply @NASAhistory

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Godspeed Scott Carpenter, Mercury astronaut dies

Godspeed Scott Carpenter, Mercury

 

Malcolm Scott Carpenter

Malcolm Scott Carpenter (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

 

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