Space pants and monkey pants

I have been resisting the urge to just post links, but I can’t not point to this auction of monkey space pants on eBay. via Boing Boing

It’s offered to your attention the “space pants” for macaque small monkey to wear it during the experimental space flight. This pants has been used for animals (monkeys) experiments in 1950-s – 1960-s in the USSR Institute of Biomedical Problems (IMBP, Moscow). The monkey’s “space pants” are designed with many clasps to fit bigger or smaller monkey. Below are the front and the back views.

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  1. That was weird — I went direckly from looking at my friend Paula’s site, where someone had pointed out the Soviet space monkey’s flight pants, to forwarding a link to Woodring, to looking at your blog. Soviet space simian synchronicity!

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