Two images: one of a black and white cat and one of the bronze statue of the cat.

Meet Félicette, the first cat to travel into outer space and back

After Kiddo, the first airborne cat, here’s the story of another feline who made history: Félicette, the tuxedo cat. Félicette is the first puss sent into space and to have returned alive as a passenger of the Véronique rocket launched on October 18th, 1963, from the Sahara. This French cat was retrieved after ten minutes … Read more