Veterok and Ugolyok

VeterokandUgolyok01As the Russians pushed the boundaries more and more, space exploring dogs continued to break records. Veterok and Ugolyok spent a record-breaking 22 consecutive days in orbit, before landing back safely on Earth on the 16th of March 1966. It took another five years until the Soyuz 11 mission in 1971 for humans to surpass this feat.

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