Soviet Space dog, Laika, preparing for a mission to outer space.
Soviet Union Date:1957 Duration:2 min 1 sec Sound:Yes
Soviet Space dogs Mushka, Laika,and Albina, are held on leashes by a researcher. They wear special harnesses equipped to capture vital signs. The dog Albina had already been on two sub-orbital space flights. But Laika was deemed better suited for this mission. Her space cabin is displayed. Either side of the space cabin are shown plates that generate oxygen and absorb carbon dioxide. Containers of water and food are shown. Laika is shown in the cabin in which she had been trained. Closeup of Laika.
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