"Space chimp of 1961" Crossword Clue

Author: Olivia Langford
Last Updated: 20 Oct 2023

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The Space Chimp of 1961 Crossword Clue NYT (October 19 2023) refers to Ham, the first chimpanzee to be sent into space. Ham was launched into space on January 31, 1961, aboard the Mercury-Redstone 2 mission. He was trained to press a lever to receive a food reward, and his successful completion of the task proved that animals could survive in space. Ham's mission was a major milestone in the history of space exploration and he remains an iconic figure in the annals of space exploration.

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