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Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Revealed the true names of dogs in space, Belka and Strelka


The secret nicknames of the famous dogs Belka and Strelka astronauts for the first time scientists have uncovered. In fact, the Arrow name Drop, but a Squirrel the Villa. This revelation “descended” to the visitors of the exhibition ” Protein, Arrow and others,” which opened at the Museum of cosmonautics.


photo: ru.wikipedia.org

The Museum is the first exhibition of archival materials of the Institute of biomedical problems of RAS demonstrates the scans of the pages of the workbook Oleg Georgievich, Gazenko, one of the founders of space biology and medicine. In it all, and saw the true names of the subjects of animals.

As reported by “MK” in the IBMP, this book, Gazenko was in 1960, during the preparations, during the flight and immediately after landing dogs astronauts. It recorded all the important biological parameters of the animals of the arrangements of electrodes and much more.

The scans shows that their “flight” names dog Vilna and Drop received 13 August 1960. Now the whole world knows how the Squirrel and the Arrow.

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