Celebrating World Space Week

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In 1957, Russian canine Laika was the very first cosmonaut to orbit the Earth. Ever since that momentous time, dogs have played a vital role (per usual) in space travel (and everywhere else).

Russian cosmonaut dog Laika on Romanian stamp
Romanian stamp from 1959 with Laika. The caption reads “Laika, first traveller into Cosmos.” (Photo: Wikipedia Commons)

With such important history in mind, today we celebrate World Space Week (October 4-10) with funny-dog Maymo. Woof!


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