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18/08/2014 07:27 BST | Updated 18/08/2014 07:59 BST

10 Weirdest Things Ever Sent Into Space

From the very beginning, humans have been sending weird stuff into space. Whether it was dogs and apes in the 50s, bravely (or rather passively) checking out our life support systems worked, to more recent experiments involving sex geckos and robots.

But even amid that sheer volume of space ephemera, some items stand out as just being a whole lot weirder than the majority of objects which have made it to orbit.

In this new round-up, Tastefully Offensive look at the very strangest (and thus best) things to have been sent out of the atmosphere and into the great beyond.

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