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Footage: Animals in the Archive

Posted by Published on December 6, 2019

“…Animals are such agreeable friends―they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.” — George Eliot Humanity’s relationship with animals is long and complex. Today, Animals are involved in our lives in a wide selection of ways. Some of us can’t go without a canine companion, while others prefer the company of cats. Animals are involved in exploration and travel – from the Soviet space dogs to riding on…

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Archival footage captures the head-to-head battle between America’s astronauts and the Soviet Union’s cosmonauts to be the first to land a man on the moon. Get in the know about this legendary scientific competition ahead of the upcoming 60 year anniversary of the establishment of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) on the 1st of October 2018. Lasting 17 years, from 1955-1972, the epic…

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