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The Question

(Submitted May 11, 1997)

Do you have a page about Laika and the Russian space program at that time?

The Answer

Laika flew on Sputnik II on November 3, 1957.

We have pages about Laika at:

http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/space_level2/travel.html and

http://starchild.gsfc.nasa.gov/docs/StarChild/space_level2/laika.html You can find some pictures at:

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/subjects/astronomy/dogs/

I hope this is helpful!

Tim Kallman
for the Ask an Astrophysicist team

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