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November 3, 1957- Soviet Union launches dog into space

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On this day in 1957, the Soviet Union launched a dog named Laika into space. Before being launched, Siberian husky Laika was a stray on the Moscow streets. She survived only a few hours but sadly died from overheating and panic.

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