The canine members of Soviet Union's space program were stars, symbols of the nation's technological future. And so, throughout the 1950s and 1960s, these pups appeared on matchbook covers, commemorative boxes, ceramics, and more.
Laika might get the lion dog's share of the historical glory, but the Soviet Union sent dozens of intrepid canine explorers on orbital and suborbital missions. This poster by Jess Bradley honors those early cosmonauts as adorable, waggly dogs.
Puppy astronauts THAT TALK are trying to take over space, and rule the world. Don't let their kiddie voices and golden retriever faces fool you — these things are evil, and they must be stopped. Disney's new direct-to-DVD romp, Space Buddies (like Air Bud, I'm assuming) must be stopped before it gives the rest of…