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From monkeys to tiny water bears: Animals in space

On May 28, 1959 two monkeys — Miss Baker and Able — flew into space. Their trip, which lasted 15 minutes, was a milestone. Today it's taboo. But they weren't the only ones — there have been plenty of animal space envoys.