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The Great Space Race Kicks OFF Anew in 2013

Posted: January 30th, 2013 | Author: | Filed under: Favorite New Thought | Tags: , , , , | Comments Off on The Great Space Race Kicks OFF Anew in 2013

Iranian Space MonkeyIran Sends A Monkey into Space! or Does It? Iran’s defence minister says the country has successfully sent a monkey into space, paving the way for a manned space flight.

Arabic-language channel Al-Alam and other Iranian news agencies said the monkey returned alive after travelling in a capsule to an altitude of 120 kilometres for a sub-orbital flight. “This success is the first step towards man conquering the space and it paves the way for other moves,” Ahmad Vahidi told state television “Today’s successful launch follows previous successes we had in launching (space) probes with other living creatures (on board),” he said. The monkey which was sent in this launch landed safely and alive and this is a big step for our experts and scientists.”

The Week however, has reported that …something was amiss: Upon further inspection, it appears the monkey that returned from space doesn’t match the monkey that left. Images newly released from a press conference prior to the launch show a monkey with light fur and a conspicuous red mole above its eye. The mole is mysteriously missing on the monkey that returned, which also has notably darker hair :: Read the full article »»»»