American animator and director who worked with The Walt Disney Company on several films like The Incredible Mr. Limpet, Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, The Three Little Pigs, Fantasia (1940) and others. He is best known for developing the character of Goofy.
The first animals sent into space were fruit flies aboard the US V-2 rocket on 20 February 1947. The flies returned alive. [more...]