Caption: Technicians working to open the recently-landed capsule containing Soviet space dogs Belka and Strelka, on 20th August 1960. The dogs were launched on Sputnik 5 the previous day, and completed 17 orbits of Earth. They were the first animals to survive an orbital flight.

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Soviet space dog capsule

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