|Summary:||Sputnik 2 was launched on November 3, 1957 using the R-7 8K71PS "Zemiorka" rocket from the Baikonour Space Center. It carried the first live being to go into space, Laika a small female dog.|
|Description:||This add-on reproduces the flight of Laika and the associated Soviet spacecraft as it arrives in space, and through its orbits around planet Earth.|
To install, simply extract the zip file to your extras directory. To view this add-on in its entirety, just open the script of your choice (either the English or the French version) using Celestia's File menu.
|License:||Commercial use strictly prohibited, e-mail me in case of other use.|
|Last modified:||2008-09-10 22:31|
Comments by visitors:
#1 Celestial234 (Observer)
great, i know laika, that female dog. she's the first creature on space. And died after a few hours on the atmosphere.
not so much feature here, just quick. but this is inspiring people to get out of the earth, including the moon!