The first animals to cross the Karman line at an altitude of 100 km did so in a V2 rocket on 20 February 1947. They were a bunch of fruit flies.
The first mammal in space was apparently a rhesus monkey named Albert II on 14 June 1949, in a U.S.-launched V-2, (after the failure of the original Albert's mission on ascent). Albert I reached only 30-39 miles (48-63 km) altitude; Albert II reached about 83 miles (134 km). Albert II died on impact after a parachute failure.
Laika a dog was the first animal in space it was sent by the soviet union
the first animal was the dog, they decided to send the chimp after the dog was sent to space.
The USSR sent the first animals into space.
The first animal sent to Outer space was a dog named Laika.
In the 1940s the US sent fruit flies into space
No, the first animals intentionally sent into space were fruit flies in 1947. Chimpanzees were not sent into space until 1961.
The first object sent into space by the human race was the Sputnik satellite which did not carry any animal passengers. The first animal sent into space was Laika the dog. Monkeys came later.
A female stray named Laika. She was sent by the Soviet Union and was the first animal in space.
a dog called Laika was sent to space
Russia sent a dog before the US sent chimps.
Russia sent a dog called Laika into space on 3 November 1957 (which was the first ever satellite, which first flew on October 4 1957).
Laika was a Soviet space dog that became the first animal to orbit the Earth - as well as the first animal to die in orbit.
The first animal sent into Space was a dog named Laika. Other animals that were sent up in space include apes, spiders, worms, and turtles.
Laika was a soviet space dog that become the first animal to orbit the earth , as well as the first animal to die in orbit
According to www.spacetoday.org, Laika, the first animal (dog) sent into space by the Soviet Union was a stray estimated to be about 3yrs old.
The Soviet Union sent a dog named Laika into space on July 22, 1951.
Chimps are more like people than mice or rabbits. First they sent a dog into space, then they sent a chimp, then they sent people.
They sent a monkey into space named Albert on June 11, 1948
The very first animal was a monkey.
A chimpanzee (monkey)
It was the first time we sent an animal from Earth into space.
The first creature that was sent into space was a dog, and it was sent gy the russians. (during the space race)
Laika the dog was the first animal in space. She was sent up by the Soviet Union during the space race to see if it were possible to have a live creature in space. Unfortunetly they had no way to safely bring her home alive so she died while in space.
Canada has never sent a Space Shuttle into space.