PETA commends the Congolese area firm’s new public stance on animal-free analysis

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July 25, 2022

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Tasgola Bruner 202-483-7382

Kinshasa – Please see the next assertion from PETA Vice President Shalin Gala relating to a brand new viewers tweet chain by KEKA Aerospace, a non-public area company within the Democratic Republic of Congo, which confirms {that a} mouse named Kavira died “because of a failure” aboard the corporate’s Troposphere 5 rocket, however that the corporate “won’t ever use animals in [its] search once more “, together with for the deliberate launch of the Troposphere 6 rocket later this 12 months. The corporate’s new public coverage follows an electronic mail from Jean-Patrice Keka, the founding father of Congolese dad or mum firm Développement Tous Azimuts ( DTA), who was dubbed the “African Einstein” by the media, to PETA in 2021 saying “a complete ban on the usage of animals in DTA area experiments” and {that a} guinea pig named Galaxonaut can be spared, for the which PETA awarded the Lifesaver Award to Keka.

KEKA Aerospace’s daring public dedication to remove all animal experiments is a decisive victory for human spaceflight. It places the Swiss-backed firm of the Democratic Republic of Congo on the map as a compassionate innovator on this discipline. PETA is relieved and completely happy that no extra terrified animal shall be locked up in capsules, shot excessive into the sky after which die throughout crash landings for any future launch of the Congolese firm’s Troposphere rockets. Animals aren’t astronauts, and PETA congratulates firm chief Jean-Patrice Keka for leaping mild years forward within the human-only area race.

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