logo

Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 22 of 50 1 2 20 21 22 23 24 49 50
Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #928197
06/02/18 07:41 PM
06/02/18 07:41 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Mona - Astronomy  Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human

Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
On this day in 1930 - June 2nd - Apollo astronaut Charles "Pete" Conrad Jr. was born.

During the Apollo 12 mission Conrad became the third person to walk on the Moon.


Mona Evans
For news, activities, pictures and more, sign up to the Astronomy Newsletter!

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #928201
06/02/18 10:06 PM
06/02/18 10:06 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Mona - Astronomy  Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human

Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
On this day in 2003 - June 2nd - ESA launched Mars Express and Beagle 2.

Mars Express is still an operational orbiter. The British lander Beagle 2 was damaged as it landed on Mars and never became operational.


Mona Evans
For news, activities, pictures and more, sign up to the Astronomy Newsletter!

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #928212
06/03/18 05:13 PM
06/03/18 05:13 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Mona - Astronomy  Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human

Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
On this day in 1955 - June 2nd - the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan became operational and is still the world’s largest space launch facility.

It was from here that the first satellite to orbit the Earth was launched, and that Yuri Gagarin, the first man to orbit the Earth, was launched into space.


Mona Evans
For news, activities, pictures and more, sign up to the Astronomy Newsletter!

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #928218
06/04/18 08:36 AM
06/04/18 08:36 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Mona - Astronomy  Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human

Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
On this day in 1977 - June 2nd - 14 delegates from nations around the world plus the UN Secretary-General recorded greetings for the Voyager space probes' "golden record".

Voyagers 1 and 2 were launched a month apart later in the year. Decades later Voyager 1 became the first probe to cross the heliopause into interstellar space.


Mona Evans
For news, activities, pictures and more, sign up to the Astronomy Newsletter!

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #928236
06/04/18 08:47 PM
06/04/18 08:47 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Mona - Astronomy  Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human

Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
On this day in 1948 - June 3rd - the 200-inch Hale telescope was dedicated at Palomar Observatory in California.


The telescope was a marvel of design and precision engineering and the largest in the world for several decades.


Mona Evans
For news, activities, pictures and more, sign up to the Astronomy Newsletter!

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #928237
06/04/18 08:49 PM
06/04/18 08:49 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Mona - Astronomy  Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human

Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
On this day in 2000 - June 4th - the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory reentered the atmosphere.

The observatory, part of NASA's Great Observatories series, detected high energy photons. It reentered the atmosphere in a controlled deorbit.

Last edited by Mona - Astronomy; 06/07/18 08:37 AM.

Mona Evans
For news, activities, pictures and more, sign up to the Astronomy Newsletter!

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #928246
06/05/18 06:12 PM
06/05/18 06:12 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Mona - Astronomy  Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human

Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
On this day in 1819 - June 5th - British mathematician and astronomer John Couch Adams was born.

His most famous achievement was predicting the existence and position of Neptune, using only mathematics. But Urbain LeVerrier had independently made the calculations and the planet was discovered using LeVerrier's calculations. (Who discovered Neptune?)


Mona Evans
For news, activities, pictures and more, sign up to the Astronomy Newsletter!

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #928257
06/06/18 09:36 AM
06/06/18 09:36 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Mona - Astronomy  Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human

Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
On this day in 1932 - June 6th - Apollo astronaut Dave Scott was born.

Scott was the commander of Apollo 15 and the seventh person to walk on the Moon.




Mona Evans
For news, activities, pictures and more, sign up to the Astronomy Newsletter!

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #928268
06/07/18 08:32 AM
06/07/18 08:32 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Mona - Astronomy  Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human

Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
On this day in 1971 - June 6th - Soyuz 11 was launched with the first crew to occupy the Salyut 1 space station.

Salyut 1 was the very first space station - it was launched into low earth orbit by the Soviet Union in April 1971.


Mona Evans
For news, activities, pictures and more, sign up to the Astronomy Newsletter!

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #928280
06/07/18 05:48 PM
06/07/18 05:48 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Mona - Astronomy  Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human

Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,436
United Kingdom
On this day in 1992 - June 7th - the Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer (EUVE) was launched.

This NASA space telescope was the first designed especially for the short-wave ultraviolet range. It went on to compile an all-sky survey of 801 astronomical targets.


Mona Evans
For news, activities, pictures and more, sign up to the Astronomy Newsletter!

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Page 22 of 50 1 2 20 21 22 23 24 49 50

Moderated by  Mona - Astronomy 

Brand New Posts
Floral Spires and Elidia Basils
by Angie. 11/20/19 06:01 PM
Happy Birthday, William Herschel
by Mona - Astronomy. 11/20/19 04:14 PM
2019: On this day . . .
by Mona - Astronomy. 11/20/19 03:59 PM
Breathless, Serpico, New 4K Restorations
by Angela - Drama Movies. 11/19/19 07:49 PM
Midnight Family, 158 Others Vie For Best Doc Oscar
by Angela - Drama Movies. 11/13/19 11:53 PM
What is Thanksgiving all about?
by JOY (Self Development). 11/13/19 06:21 PM
Sew Easy Christmas Wreaths
by Cheryl - Sewing Editor. 11/13/19 04:54 PM
The Booksellers Doc Gets Theatrical Release
by Angela - Drama Movies. 11/08/19 02:47 AM
Toronto Film Fest News
by Angela - Drama Movies. 11/08/19 02:20 AM
Review Skillshare Course by Delores Naskrent
by Digital Art and Animation. 11/07/19 01:55 PM
Privacy
This forum uses cookies to ensure smooth navigation from page to page of a thread. If you choose to register and provide your email, that email is solely used to get your password to you and updates on any topics you choose to watch. Nothing else. Ask with any questions!
Channel List
Beauty & Self
Books & Music
Career
Computers
Education
Family
Food & Wine
Health & Fitness
Hobbies & Crafts
Home & Garden
Money
News & Politics
Relationships
Religion & Spirituality
Sports
Travel & Culture
TV & Movies
Safety
We take forum safety very seriously here at BellaOnline. Please be sure to read through our Forum Guidelines. Let us know if you have any questions or comments!
Sponsor


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2019 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.1