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Monkeys in Space

The first two monkeys to survive a round-trip to space were “Able” and “Miss Baker.” The pair was sent beyond Earth’s atmosphere on May 28, 1959. NASA began using chimpanzees afterwards. “Ham” was the first chimp sent to space. His trip took a little over sixteen minutes and happened January 31, 1961.

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