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Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #929772 09/13/18 08:44 AM
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On this day in 1985 - September 11th - the International Cometary Explorer (ICE) became the first spacecraft to make a flyby of a comet.

It passed through the plasma tail of comet Giacobini-Zinner within about 7,800 km (4,800 mi) of the nucleus.


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Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #929777 09/14/18 09:01 AM
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On this day in 1985 - September 11th - the International Cometary Explorer (ICE) became the first spacecraft to make a flyby of a comet.

It passed through the plasma tail of comet Giacobini-Zinner within about 7,800 km (4,800 mi) of the nucleus.


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Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #929780 09/15/18 07:14 AM
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On this day in 1997 - September 11th - NASA's Mars Global Surveyor arrived at Mars.


MGS was a global mapping mission that operated for nearly nine years from Martian orbit, forming part of the larger Mars Exploration Program.


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Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #929786 09/16/18 11:13 AM
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On this day in 1959 - September 12th - Soviet spacecraft Luna 2 was launched to the Moon.

Luna 2 became the first human object to land on another celestial body.


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Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #929789 09/17/18 07:41 AM
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On this day in 1970 - September 12th - Soviet spacecraft Luna 16 was launched.

It was the first robotic probe to land on the Moon and return a sample of lunar soil to Earth.


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Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #929790 09/17/18 07:59 AM
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On this day in 2017 - September 15th - The NASA/ESA Cassini mission ended with planned entry into Saturn’s atmosphere.

The Cassini spacecraft had spent over 13 years studying Saturn and its moons and rings.




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Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #929795 09/18/18 08:39 AM
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On this day in 1968 - September 15th - the Soviet Zond 5 spacecraft was launched.

It was the first spacecraft to travel to the Moon, circle it and return safely to Earth with living creatures - including two tortoises - on board.






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Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #929796 09/18/18 08:44 AM
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On this day in 1848 - September 16th - Saturn's moon Hyperion was discovered.

American astronomers William and George Bond, and English astronomer William Lassell independently discovered the moon.



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Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #929804 09/19/18 08:50 AM
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On this day in 1857 - September 17th - Russian rocket scientist Konstantin Tsiolkovsky was born.

Tsiolkovsky is considered one of the founding fathers of rocketry and astronautics. Long before the Wright brothers' first plane flew 120 feet, he was thinking space travel. And when it was still science fiction to most people, he was developing the theory, and doing the math, for multistage rockets.


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Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #929808 09/20/18 07:22 AM
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On this day in 1930 - September 17th - Edgar Dean "Ed" Mitchell was born.

Mitchell was the lunar module pilot for the Apollo 14 mission and the sixth man to walk on the Moon.


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