Iran claims to have sent a second monkey into space and recovered it safely.


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Iran claims to have sent a second monkey into space and recovered it safely.

The story remains unconfirmed, with a number of significant questions, including this fact: “[T]he success of the first monkey flight was disputed when a different animal was shown in images released after the landing.

The same thing happened after the claimed first Iranian monkey mission in January, which also remains unconfirmed.

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