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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

January 21, 1960 Launch of Miss Sam (a monkey) on Little Joe IB. Flight is finally a success
January 31, 1961 Ham is successfully launched aboard the Mercury-Redstone II
November 10, 1961 A monkey named Goliath is killed when his Atlas booster blows up. Little is written about this incident today
November 29, 1961 Enos is successfully launched on the Mercury-Atlas 5
December 10, 1961 A monkey named Scatback is launched, but lost at sea. Little is written about this incident today

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Primate Missions in the 1940's

Primate Missions in the 1950's