Redux – Laika

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By Alan V Hare. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
On November 3rd, nineteen fifty-seven, the Soviet Union launched the first living creature into orbit; a stray dog named Laika pulled out of a Moscow animal shelter. The Sputnik II had no re-entry capacity, so this was a one-way trip. In this alternate version of the story, Laika is a passing celestial being accidentally trapped...

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