Epic Spacepigs

This week we have talked about that the Sovjet Union also sent rockets into space in the 50´s. The dog Laika was the first animal in space.
The first man in space was the Russian kosmonaut Jurij Gagarin. This was in 1961. USA:s first spaceshuttle was Enterprice. We have also learnt that ISS, the Spacestation, began to be constructed in 1998. The last part was built in 2011 and the total weight of the ISS is 360 tons.They work with many different scientific project at ISS, for example how the human body reacts during a long time in space.