moon – a tribute to laika

international poster contest
andreas stettler


rz laika II

moving poster


laika, this smart little dog was launched into space on board sputnik II on november 3, 1957. he survived for 5 hours and then died of asphyxation because of a technical failure. in any case a capsule re-entry was not planned. after months of physical tortures of preparation laika was launched into space to die in fear and in loneliness. / the project moon declares to be against using human and animal beings for scientic purposes.