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Minnie
Birth: unknown
Death: Mar. 14, 1998

Animal Astronaut. Minnie was the only female chimp trained for the Mercury Project in the early 1960s, but she never flew. After her role in the Mercury program ended, Minnie became part of an Air Force chimp breeding program, producing nine offspring and helping raise the offspring of several other members of the chimp colony. She was the last surviving astro-chimp. She died at the age of 41. (bio by: Shock) 

Cause of death: Old age
 
Burial:
New Mexico Museum of Space History
Alamogordo
Otero County
New Mexico, USA
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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Minnie
Added by: Ron Moody
 
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 Added: May. 12, 2014

- Shock
 Added: May. 10, 2014
Dear sweet Minnie......eternal peace
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 Added: Apr. 1, 2014
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