logo
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 43 of 50 1 2 41 42 43 44 45 49 50
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
On this day in 2005 - October 31st - the Hubble Space Telescope discovery of two new moons of Pluto was announced.

The moons were later named Nix and Hydra.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Sponsored Post Advertisement
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
On this day in 1919 - November 1st - Anglo-Austrian mathematician and cosmologist Hermann Bondi was born.

Bondi was a distinguished academic, Fellow of the Royal Society, and among many positions outside academia, he served as Director-General of the European Space Research Organisation (ESRO) (1967–1971) (which later became the European Space Agency, ESA).



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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
On this day in 1917 - November 2nd - the 100-inch telescope on Mount Wilson saw first light.

Edwin Hubble would make observations with this telescope that would show there was much more to the Universe than just our own Galaxy.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
On this day in 2000 - November 2nd - Expedition 1 arrived at the International Space Station (ISS).

The ISS has been continuously occupied since then.



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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
On this day in 1885 - November 2nd - American astronomer Harlow Shapley was born.

Shapley, director of the Harvard College Observatory for thirty years, was best known for his studies of the Milky Way.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
On this day in 1957 - November 3rd - Sputnik 2 carried the dog Laika into space.

Laika was the first living creature to enter Earth orbit.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
On this day in 1973 - November 3rd - NASA launched the Mariner 10 Venus/Mercury probe.

It was the first spacecraft to visit two planets and the first to make use of an interplanetary gravitational slingshot maneuver.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
On this day in 2013 - November 5th - the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) was launched.

MOM - also called Mangalyaan ("Mars-craft", from Sanskrit) was the first interplanetary mission launched by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
On this day in 1966 - November 6th - Lunar Orbiter II was launched.

The Lunar Orbiter program was a series of five unmanned missions launched by NASA to help select Apollo landing sites by mapping the Moon's surface.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,484
Likes: 3
On this day in 1572 - November 6th - Tycho Brahe recorded a bright new star, supernova SN 1572) in the constellation Cassiopeia.

Tycho's study of the object showed that it wasn't a local phenomenon, but a distant star. This was completely contrary to the understanding of the time that the stars were part of sphere which was perfect and unchangeable.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Page 43 of 50 1 2 41 42 43 44 45 49 50

Moderated by  Mona - Astronomy 

Link Copied to Clipboard
Brand New Posts
2021: On this day . . .
by Mona - Astronomy - 02/26/21 03:10 PM
Confirmation
by Angie - 02/26/21 08:56 AM
Junior Tennis Rackets
by Dona - 02/25/21 10:50 AM
Sewing and Color's Influence
by Cheryl - Sewing Editor - 02/24/21 04:54 PM
Anxiety
by Encore DT - 02/24/21 12:35 PM
Meditation and Tea Drinking
by Angie - 02/24/21 08:48 AM
Deadpool (2016)
by christinarobert - 02/24/21 07:07 AM
Fruit of the Day
by christinarobert - 02/23/21 04:08 AM
New Healthy Foods Editor
by christinarobert - 02/23/21 03:34 AM
How Dark is Too Dark? for chocolate
by christinarobert - 02/23/21 02:42 AM
Sponsor
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!
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!


| About BellaOnline | Privacy Policy | Advertising | Become an Editor |
Website copyright © 2021 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5