Quote Originally Posted by benjiboy View Post
The first creatures the American space programme put into space were Chimps, they were trained to perform some basic functions in flying the spacecraft they are a lot more intelligent than most people think.
P.S The first American human astronauts , most of whom were still serving officers in the navy air force and marines were teased unmercifully by their fellow military pilots from their units, because Chimps had done it first .