8 animals that have traveled in space
Wed, Mar 23 2011 at 11:40 AM
The road to space for humans was paved by animals. Long before the first lunar landing, dogs, chimps and monkeys flew beyond our atmosphere to test the influence of space on living organisms. And while most of them returned unharmed, some did not. Here’s a look at some of the animals whose travel into space paved the way for humans.