Monkey in Space

Iran Launches a Monkey on a Suborbital Rocket

by Nancy Atkinson January 29, 2013

According to Iran state media, Iran launched a suborbital rocket last week with a passenger aboard: a monkey. A gray tufted monkey survived the flight, riding inside an “indigenous bio-capsule” which was recovered after the flight. While the US and other nations are worried that Iran’s real goal is to have a nuclear missile program, […]

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