Iran Claims It Launched Monkey Into Space

American VoicesOpinion ISSUE 49•05 Jan 29, 2013

Iranian officials announced yesterday they had launched a monkey into space and safely returned the animal to earth, asserting that the nation is now five to eight years away from putting a human in orbit. What do you think?

  • “I’m concerned that this is only a prelude to Iran launching monkeys at Israel.”

    Saundra Longo –
    Moccasin Sewer

  • “Man, at this rate, it won’t be long before Iran builds a computer small enough to fit in a single room.”

    Dennis Brody –
    Escalator Constructor

  • “Oh, dear! And what are our American monkeys doing? Probably just lying around eating bananas all day. And maybe wearing a little diaper—and they should put sunglasses on it, too. So cute!”

    Joseph Walcoff –
    Crabber