This just in, Iranian state television said on Monday that the country’s scientists had succeeded in sending a monkey into space "as a prelude to sending humans." The state news agency, IRNA, said the monkey was sent into space on a Kavoshgar rocket that reached a height of 75 miles and "returned its shipment intact," Reuters reported. The monkey survived, according to Press TV, the state run satellite broadcaster.
While I, and many monkeys would like to go to space, we'd like to go so willingly on our own accord, and my sources say this monkey was not given a choice.
**Munches on a banana for all lofty monkeys, chimps, and humans**