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Sputnik 2
   was   
The First to Put an Animal in Orbit (a Dog)
The first to carry a living animal, a dog named Laika. It contained several compartments for radio transmitters, a telemetry system, a programming unit, a regeneration and temperature control system for the cabin, and scientific instruments. A separate sealed cabin contained the dog Laika.
Sputnik 2
   was crewed by   
Laika
First dog in space. Name means 'Barker'. Ended up in the great kennel in the sky.






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