On January 21, 1960, a monkey named Miss Sam launched on a Little Joe rocket to help NASA test the launch escape system for its new Mercury spacecraft. See how it happened in our On This Day In Space video series!
On This Day in Space! Jan. 21, 1960: ‘Miss Sam’ the Rhesus Monkey Launched into Space
by Space.com | Jan 21, 2019 | Uncategorized