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Animals in space | Space

The first animals to reach space were fruit flies that the United States launched aboard captured German rockets in 1947. The first mammal to reach space was a rhesus monkey named Albert II, who flew two years later.Both these missions were suborbital, as were all animal flights for about a decade. The first animal to orbit Earth was Laika, a…
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Sirius: The brightest star in Earth’s night sky

Sirius, also known as the Dog Star or Sirius A, is the brightest star in Earth's night sky. The name means "glowing" in Greek — a fitting description, as only a few planets, the full moon and the International Space Station outshine this star.Because Sirius is so bright, it was well-known to the ancients. But the discovery of a companion star,…
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Best space movies | Space

The best space movies are beautiful manifestations of human curiosity, because for as long as humans have been around, they have always looked up towards the stars and wondered what mysteries they contained. The heavenly bodies – planets, stars, sun, and moon – have inspired countless tales and legends throughout human history.Our first…
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