Lyca and her team: ‘Space Dogs’ documentary explores Moscow through a stray eye

A new film depicts the soul and traces its lineage Laika, The first creature to orbit the Earth.

Laika, a stray dog ​​on the streets of Moscow, embarked on the Sputnik 2 mission of the Soviet Union in November 1957, exactly one month after that Sputnik 1 liftoff Space Age opened. 11-lb. The (5 kg) mixed-breed quickly died of excess heat and circulated the Earth as a corpse until April 1958, when Sputnik 2 fell back into the atmosphere and burned.