Laika’s Window

Laika's Window

The Legacy of a Soviet Space Dog

by Kurt Caswell

The unforgettable story of Laika—the Soviet space dog, the Cold War, and the Space Race between the United States and the Soviet Union

Laika began her life as a stray dog on the streets of Moscow and died in 1957 aboard the Soviet satellite Sputnik II. Initially the USSR reported that Laika, the first animal to orbit the earth, had survived in space for seven days, providing valuable data that would make future ...

  • Paperback
  • 9781595349729
  • Published: April 2022


  • eBook
  • 9781595348630
  • Published: September 2018