Laika's Heartbeat

     

Laika's Heartbeat

The first Soviet biomedical data intercepted from space was from Laika, the dog Sputnik 2 carried into orbit in November 1957. These are excerpts of the U.S. tapes that recorded Laika's heartbeat (top) and blood pressure (bottom).

Image Number: WEB11844-2011
Credit: National Security Agency
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