Space

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Could we ever harness our power from a shell of solar collectors positioned around a star? It's called a Dyson Sphere, and was theorized by physicist Freeman Dyson in 1960.

In 1957, a Soviet street dog named Laika launched into space aboard Sputnik-2 and became the first animal to orbit the Earth. This is her story.