Soviet Space Dogs (Text by Olesya Turkina, Senior Research Fellow at the State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg) takes a look at canine space explorers in Soviet pop culture.
|Children’s toy packaging from West Germany in the late 50s shows|
Laika, the first space dog
|Illustrated by Yuri Galperin, this 1961 childrens book is titled |
The Adventures of Belka and Strelka
|A postcard produced in Italy around 1960 shows an image of |
Kozyavka the space dog