Cosmos/Bion: The age of the biosatellites

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In March 1966, two dogs just back from an orbital flight aboard the Soviet Union’s Cosmos 110 satellite were put on display at a press conference to show that they had survived their venture into space. Such press conferences had long been standard procedure during the 15-year period of the programme that launched numerous dogs on suborbital and orbital flights. It made for an impressive show to have the cute canines prance and pose for the news photographers, demonstrating that space flight was safe and that the Soviet Union did not mistreat its canine cosmonauts. However, a different scene unfolded on this occasion.


Life Science Research Biomedical Problem Space Biology Space Medicine Joint Working Group 
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