Laika and the Soviet space dogs

The 1950s and 60s saw a competition to put the first man in space. But men weren't the only species involved in the race. This episode is also about the Soviet space dogs and how one of their puppies, named Pushinka, may have helped save the world from nuclear annihilation.

Sep 28, 2018 | Heidi Wiechert

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