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So researchers wanted to blast some relatively large animals into space to see how they fared. Albert died of suffocation during his flight, and a number of his simian brethren also sacrificed their lives to the Album) in the ensuing years. Another rhesus monkey named Albert II, for example, became the first primate to reach space, achieving an altitude of 83 miles km aboard another V2 in June He survived the launch but died after a parachute failure caused his capsule to slam hard into the ground.

Albert VI, also known as Yorick, survived his flight, though it topped out at an altitude of just 45 miles 72 km — significantly below the generally accepted mile km boundary demarcating outer space. Yorick died several hours after landing, possibly from heat stress suffered as he sat inside his cramped capsule in the New Mexico sun, waiting for the recovery crew.

The Album) States recorded a milestone Album) Mayfinally recovering two primates alive after a spaceflight. A rhesus monkey named Able and a squirrel monkey named Baker reached an altitude of miles km aboard a Jupiter rocket and were retrieved unharmed. Sadly, Able died several days later during an operation to remove an electrode from under her skin. As the American human spaceflight program began to build momentum, the nation started experimenting with chimpanzees, which are larger and more closely related to humans than are rhesus, squirrel or other monkeys.

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