Ham, astrochimp

He was born in the jungles of Africa. He trained for two years on a secret air force base. He proved to be among the best. He flew into space and came back alive. His name was HAM astrochimp # 65. On 31st January 1961, HAM flew a Mercury Redstone rocket. On that day HAM became a national hero. Four months later, Alan Shepard follows him, becoming the first American in space.


Genre: Documentary
48 & 72′
Producers: Frédéric Fougea
Director: Jerôme Cecil Auffret
Original Broadcaster: France 2
Country/Language(s): French
Year of production: 2007
International sales:
Federation Entertainment