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Laika the dog – the first living creature in space

This year, on Thursday 3rd November 2022 will mark the 65th anniversary of Laika, a Russian stray dog, becoming the first living creature to orbit Earth on the rocket Sputnik 2. Previous American and Russian missions had failed, using a…

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