On this day in 1916 - January 14th – four women finally won the right to be elected to fellowship of the Royal Astronomical Society in London, recognizing their achievement in astronomy and geophysics.
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On this day in 2015 - January 16th – the British Beagle 2 lander was found on Mars.
Beagle 2 was last heard from on Christmas Day 2003. We now know that the entry, descent and landing sequence worked. However it failed to deploy correctly and was unable to communicate. Beagle 2 - Lost and Found
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