logo

Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 16 of 20 1 2 14 15 16 17 18 19 20
Re: 2020: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #932532 04/09/20 10:30 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830

On this day in 1921 - April 9th - Mary Jackson was born.

Mary Jackson was NASA's first black female engineer. She began as a computer for NASA's predecessor organization, but went on to take advanced engineering classes. She worked at Langley Research Center in Hampton, Virginia, for most of her career.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2020: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #932536 04/10/20 10:23 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830

On this day in 1959 - April 9th - NASA selected its first group of astronauts, known as the Mercury Seven.

They were the pioneers of the US manned space program: Scott Carpenter, Gordon Cooper, John Glenn, Gus Grissom, Wally Schirra, Alan Shepard, and Deke Slayton. None of the Mercury Seven are still alive.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2020: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #932537 04/10/20 10:25 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830

On this day in 1919 - April 10th - John C. Houbolt was born.

Houbolt, an American aerospace engineer, is credited with leading the team behind the lunar orbit rendezvous (LOR) that was used to land humans on the Moon and return them to Earth. Using LOR, NASA saved time and billions of dollars by efficiently using existing rocket technology.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2020: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #932539 04/11/20 12:01 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830

On this day in 1960 - April 11th - Project Ozma began.

Cornell University astronomer Frank Drake initiated this project. It was a pioneering SETI (Search for ExtraTerrestrial Intelligence) experiment that searched for signs of life in distant planetary systems by monitoring interstellar radio waves.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2020: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #932540 04/11/20 12:05 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830

On this day in 1970 - April 11th - NASA's Apollo 13 Moon mission was launched.

This was the ill-fated mission that didn't make onto the Moon, but with the assistance of a lot of smart people the astronauts made it safely back to Earth.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2020: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #932542 04/11/20 12:20 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830

On this day in 1984 - April 11th - the space shuttle Challenger redeployed the Solar Max satellite following their retrieval and repair of it.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2020: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #932543 04/11/20 12:22 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830

On this day in 1986 - April 11th - Halley's Comet was at its closest to the Earth.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2020: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #932551 04/12/20 10:58 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830

On this day in 1980 - April 11th - NASA's Viking 2 lander astrobiology mission ended.

The lander operated on the surface for 1316 days, and was turned off on April 11, 1980 when its batteries failed.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2020: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #932552 04/12/20 11:00 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830

On this day in 2006 - April 11th - ESA's Venus Express was inserted into orbit around Venus.

The mission provided an enormous amount of data on the Venusian atmosphere until the European Space Agency concluded it in December 2014. In addition to helping to understand the atmosphere of Venus, it also contributed to an a general understanding of atmospheric dynamics in general, including climate change on Earth.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Re: 2020: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #932553 04/12/20 12:10 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Stone Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 8,830

On this day in 1961 - April 12th - Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first spaceman.

Gagarin made the historic first orbit of the Earth in the Vostok 1 craft.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Page 16 of 20 1 2 14 15 16 17 18 19 20

Moderated by  Mona - Astronomy 

Brand New Posts
Filling the storehouse
by Lynne - ChristianLiving - 05/30/20 12:57 PM
Who Do You Say He Is
by Lynne - ChristianLiving - 05/22/20 04:18 PM
When God Interrupts Your Plans
by Lynne - ChristianLiving - 05/21/20 12:50 PM
Mental Health Awareness
by Tuculia - 05/21/20 03:35 AM
Understanding Home Sewing Patterns
by Angie - 05/17/20 03:37 PM
2020: On this day . . .
by Mona - Astronomy - 05/17/20 11:05 AM
Skip the Calorie Counting
by Alice - Weight Loss - 05/15/20 03:15 PM
Moons of Mars - Facts for Kids
by Mona - Astronomy - 05/15/20 10:08 AM
Alaska - A State apart
by DebFrost - Alaska - 05/13/20 06:49 PM
Basic Brioche Stitches
by Korie - Folklore//Knitting/Yoga Editor - 05/12/20 07:00 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 © 2020 Minerva WebWorks LLC. All rights reserved.


Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.3