From Earth to the Stars: The History of Monkeys in Space

Space Monkey

We are thrilled to announce our latest addition to our wooden jigsaw puzzle collection – the Space Monkey puzzle! Featuring an adorable monkey in a space suit without a helmet, this puzzle is sure to be a hit with puzzle enthusiasts of all ages.

But have you ever wondered if a real monkey could go to space? Or if they could survive in the harsh environment of outer space? Let’s explore some fascinating facts about monkeys and space.

Can a Monkey Really Go to Space?

The answer is yes! Monkeys were the first animals to be sent into space by the United States in the late 1940s. The first primate in space was a rhesus monkey named Albert II, who reached an altitude of 83 miles before tragically dying upon re-entry due to parachute failure.

How Big is a Monkey and How Could They Get to Space?

Monkeys come in a range of sizes, with the largest being the mandrill, which can weigh up to 120 pounds. But how could a monkey get to space? Monkeys would need to be launched in a spacecraft that is specifically designed to support their weight and size. Additionally, the spacecraft would need to provide them with oxygen, food, and water for the duration of the mission.

Can Monkeys Survive in Space?

While monkeys have been sent to space, they cannot survive in the vacuum of space without proper equipment. Without a space suit or spacecraft, a monkey would quickly suffocate due to the lack of air.

Fascinating Facts About Monkeys

  • There are more than 260 species of monkeys in the world.
  • Monkeys are highly social animals and often live in large groups called troops.
  • The smallest monkey in the world is the pygmy marmoset, which is only 5-6 inches long.

Fascinating Facts About Space

  • The closest planet to Earth is Venus, which is approximately 25 million miles away.
  • The coldest known place in the universe is the Boomerang Nebula, which is -458°F.
  • The largest known star is UY Scuti, which is 1,700 times larger than our sun.

Monkey Jokes

  • Why did the monkey fall out of the tree? Because it was dead.
  • Why do monkeys like bananas? Because they have appeal.
  • Why did the monkey cross the road? To get to the banana on the other side.
  • What do you call a monkey in a suit? An Ape-ril Fool.
  • Why don’t monkeys play cards in the jungle? Too many cheetahs!

In conclusion, our new Space Monkey puzzle is a fun and exciting addition to our animal puzzle collection. While monkeys have been sent to space, they cannot survive without proper equipment. Regardless, we can continue to admire these fascinating creatures from Earth and enjoy their antics in our daily lives. And don’t forget to have a laugh with our monkey jokes!

Space Monkey Puzzle

From $60.25

Space Monkey Puzzle has all the great features that our wooden puzzles have:

  • The puzzle comes in a premium wooden box with the artwork on the lid.
  • The lid of the box can be used as a photo frame, as a special stand is included.
  • Jigsaw puzzles are available in different piece amounts – for kids and adults.
  • Sustainable wooden raw materials are used to make the puzzle.
  • A wooden jigsaw puzzle makes a great gift for any occasion.
  • Irregular Victorian laser-cut puzzle pieces for hours of enjoyment and fun.
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