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On this day in 1738 - November 15th - William Herschel was born in Hannover, now part of Germany.

Herschel, a naturalized Englishman, was the first person in history to discover a new planet (Uranus). Working in partnership with his sister Caroline, he helped to lay the foundations of modern astronomy.




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On this day in 1970 - November 17th - the Soviet Mission Luna 17 landed on the Moon.

Luna 17 contained the Lunokhod 1 rover, the first wheeled vehicle on Moon.





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On this day in 1995 - November 17th - ESO's Infrared Space Observatory (ISO) was launched.

It was the first ever true orbiting infrared observatory that allowed astronomers to make sensitive observations at infrared wavelengths.




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On this day in 1923 - November 18th - American astronaut Alan Shepard was born.

He was the first American in space, though not the first to orbit. He later commanded the Apollo 14 mission to the Moon.





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On this day in 1989 - November 18th - NASA's Cosmic Background Explorer (COBE) was launched.

COBE was a cosmology satellite that investigated the cosmic microwave background radiation (CMB). It provided key pieces of evidence that supported the Big Bang theory of the Universe.




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On this day in 2013 - November 18th - NASA's MAVEN spacecraft was launched.

The Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution Mission (MAVEN) is a space probe designed to study the Martian atmosphere while orbiting Mars.




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On this day in 1956 - November 19th - NASA astronaut Eileen Collins was born.

Collins, who had been a military test pilot, was the first woman to pilot a space shuttle and the first woman commander of a space shuttle.



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On this day in 1969 - November 19th - Apollo 12 astronauts landed on the Moon in the southeastern part of the Ocean of Storms.

Mission commander Charles "Pete" Conrad and Lunar Module Pilot Alan L. Bean carried out lunar surface tasks, Command Module Pilot Richard F. Gordon remained in lunar orbit.


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On this day in 2005 - November 19th - the Hayabusa spacecraft of the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) was the first to lift off from an asteroid.

It had collected a sample of material from near-Earth asteroid 25143 Itokawa, which it then returned to Earth.


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On this day in 1918 - November 19th - Dutch astronomer and mathematician Hendrik C. van de Hulst was born.

He predicted the existence of the 21 cm hyperfine line of neutral interstellar hydrogen. When it was discovered, he worked with Jan Oort and others to use radio astronomy to map out the neutral hydrogen in our galaxy, which first revealed its spiral structure.





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