Aidan: On a more serious note, this is actually what I've been arguing that we should be doing; throw some animals up into space, see what happens. They're cheap and expendable (although clearly dogs and cats have that whole cuteness thing going for them), and we could learn tons more than we're learning by very carefully sending humans up every 2 months to very carefully not do anything too crazy.
caddisfly: [upload.wikimedia.org image 220x162]Russia: killing animals in space since 1957./Laika was cooked in her capsule
SlothB77: i wonder what the cause(s) of death were?
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