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End of an era

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Abstract

At an ever-intensifying rate, animals, insects and other forms of biological life were fired into space in the 1960s and 1970s. Many perplexing questions needed to be resolved about survival in space, and these two decades would see creatures from nations such as China, France, the United States and the Soviet Union sent on missions of increasing complexity in order to answer these questions.

Keywords

Ames Research NASA Goddard Space Pressure Relief Valve Descent Module Pocket Mouse 
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