During the early days of the Soviet space program, one of the “Orbital survivability volunteer” dogs, named “Bobik”, ran away days before his first flight. His replacement was named ZIB, a Russian acronym for “Substitute for Missing Bobik”. He survived.

Previous Fact Next Fact
Categories: AnimalsCountriesSpace

Latest FactRepublic Video

15 Most Controversial & Costly Blunders in History

Sponsored Links