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The First Monkey in Outer Space: Albert II

Before humans were sent into space, it was important for scientists to test the survivability of outer space without endangering human lives.  One of the ways this was done was by sending animals in place of humans.  While several different types of animals were used for this testing throughout the years, monkeys became one of the best types because of their similarities to humans.  Do you know the name of the first monkey in space?

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