Iranian Space Monkey Looks So Unhappy

Iran sent a monkey into space on Monday. The monkey returned “intact,” according to the Iranian Ministry of defence, after flying to an altitude of 75 miles, The Guardian reports

Here’s a still picture of the monkey in a vest, released by Iranian TV (via @MahirZeynalov). 

Looks like someone has had better days.  

Iran is not the first country to shoot a monkey into orbit. The U.S., France and Russia have all launched monkeys, which, to be fair, have looked equally unhappy.  

Iranian Astronaut Monkey

Photo: Via @MahirZeynalov

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