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A Brief History of Animals and Rocket Launches Not Getting Along (TEXT, VIDEOS, and PHOTOS)

Science & Tech  (tags: space program, animals, NASA, interesting, news )

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By now you've no doubt already shed a tear for Spacetoad, who met his fiery, glorious end during a NASA rocket launch earlier this week. But did you know that he's just the latest in a long line of animals who have run afoul of our nation's space program?

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Christine Stewart (134)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 3:43 pm
Poor critters....

Eternal Gardener (746)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 4:04 pm
Okay, the spider attack... priceless :)

DaleLovesOttawa O. (198)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 7:32 pm
One often forgets the sheer power of these rockets that launch into space and the animal 'collateral damage' that can happen in its wake.

Jason S. (50)
Sunday September 15, 2013, 9:00 pm
Good posting, thanks

Jonathan Harper (0)
Monday September 16, 2013, 4:18 am

John Gregoire (293)
Monday September 16, 2013, 4:59 am
NASA doesn't even try to protect wildlife and NASA launches rockets on beautiful coastal wetlands! It's not worth it.

Bob P. (401)
Monday September 16, 2013, 9:32 am
thanks Carrie

Patricia H. (440)
Tuesday September 17, 2013, 1:22 am
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