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Scientists Are Training Macaques For Their Mission To Mars

We humans have found our way to the moon in the past by the help of animals, and now, we are aiming to make Mars, the new holiday destination. As a fellow Earthian, it's my duty to inform you regarding the latest development in the step of reaching the red planet so that you could make your bookings. I am so nice, aren't I?

Scientists Are Training Macaques For Their Mission To Mars

Scientists Are Training Macaques For Their Mission To Mars

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#1 Training Through Puzzles.

#1 Training Through Puzzles.

The experts of Russian Academy Of Science are training four rhesus macaques using the solving puzzles and joysticks.

#2 Learning To Follow A Schedule.

#2 Learning To Follow A Schedule.

Only the most intelligent monkeys are selected to participate in this program and by the end of it, they'll be able to complete a set of daily schedule on their own. 'What we are trying to do is to make them as intelligent as possible so we can use them to explore space beyond our orbit,' said Dr. Kozlovskaya.

#3 First Success With Moham

#3 First Success With Moham

In January 1961, Ham, the Astrochimp, was launched into space under America's space program. His tasks and vital signs were closely monitored.

#4 Dogs Were Sent As Well.

#4 Dogs Were Sent As Well.

In the early 1950s, the Soviets sent two dogs into space, named Tsygan and Dezik, into the orbit and both of them survived. However, Dezik died during the second flight, with a dog named Lisa.

#5 Testing The Space Travel Effects On Humans.

#5 Testing The Space Travel Effects On Humans.

NASA is also studying the long-term effects of space travel on humans through their study on our twins i.e., monkeys.

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