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Timeline: Primate Flight in the 1940's

Timeline: Primate Flight in the 1950's

Timeline: Primate Flight in the 1960's

June 11, 1948 Albert I launched in V-2 rocket nosecone. Parachute failed to deploy. (New Mexico)
June 14, 1949 Albert II is sent up in a V-2 rocket. In repeat of the previous primate launch, Albert II survives the flight only to die upon impact when his parachute doesn't deploy
September 16, 1949 Albert III suffers the same fate.
December 8, 1949 Albert IV, dies on impact when parachute fails


Primate Missions in the 1950's

Primate Missions in the 1960's