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The animals that paved the way for humans in space

Becoming an astronaut and going into space is a pinnacle of human achievement, a testament to incredible intelligence, drive, and dedication. But, before we knew that space would be safe for humans, a whole lot of animals were launched into the heavens, paving the way for human space exploration.

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