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Natural World

2007-2008

Spacechimp

Duration: 50 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Documentary series. In 1961, a four-year-old chimpanzee named Ham became the first animal to return from space alive. He proved that humans could survive the extreme conditions of space. This drama, based on NASA's records and archive footage, tells the story of this remarkable chimp and Jeff, the handler who came to love him over two years of training. Show less

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