Biting the hand

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While most people would be unable to name any primate that has flown into space, those that do would likely give the names Ham or Enos. Both chimpanzees flew precursory flights in the lead-up to American manned space flights, with Ham preceding the suborbital flight of Alan Shepard, and Enos demonstrating that the orbital flight of John Glenn could go ahead.


Launch Vehicle Heat Shield Ballistic Missile Launch Site Environmental Control System 
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