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Gerbils, mice perish as Russian spacecraft returns to Earth - Universe Today
A menagarie of animals launched to space last month has arrived back on Earth — with a few casualties for the voyage. Bion-M, a small satellite carrying gerbils, lizards, mice and other critters, launched in April from the Plesetsk Cosmodrome in Russia and arrived, as planned, safely on Earth on Sunday (May 19). However, not all of the assorted … Continue reading "Gerbils, mice perish as Russian spacecraft returns to Earth"