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Richard Hollingham: Space Dogs

October 14, 2018

The first creatures to leave earth’s gravity were not humans, but Soviet dogs. During the Cold War, Soviet scientists sent a number of dogs into space, even orbiting the earth. In this episode of Inquiry, we talk with RICHARD HOLLINGHAM, award-winning science and space journalist about his new book: SPACE DOGS: THE STORY OF THE CELEBRATED CANINE COSMONAUTS.