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On this day in 1818 - August 1st - American astronomer Maria Mitchell was born.

She was the first American woman to discover a comet, the first to be a college professor, and the first woman to be elected to scientific societies in the USA.


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On this day in 1786 - August 1st - German astronomer living in England, Caroline Herschel, discovered her first comet.

In the years from 1786 to 1797 she discovered eight comets.

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On this day in 2004 - August 3rd - NASA launched the MESSENGER spacecraft to Mercury.

MESSENGER's mission was to study Mercury's chemical composition, geology, and magnetic field.

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On this day in 2007 - August 4th - the Phoenix Mars Lander was launched.

The program was a partnership of universities in several countries directed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Its purpose was to look for environments suitable for microbial life on Mars.

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On this day in 2011 - August 5th - NASA's Juno spacecraft was launched to Jupiter.

Juno is currently getting amazing close-up pictures of Jupiter.

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On this day in 1930 - August 5th - Neil Armstrong, Apollo 11 astronaut and the first human to set foot on another world, was born.

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On this day in 2014 - August 6th - ESA's Rosetta became the first spacecraft to rendezvous with a comet.

Rosetta finally met up with Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko after a decade-long journey chasing it.

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On this day in 1961 - August 6th - the Soviet Vostok 2 was launched, the first full day mission.

Cosmonaut Gherman Titov became the second man in space and the first person to sleep in space.

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On this day in 2012 - August 6th - the Mars Science Laboratory rover Curiosity landed on Mars.

Curiosity, currently the only active Martian rover, continues to carry out the mission of searching for signs of habitable environments, past and present, on the red planet.

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On this day in 1989 - August 8th - the European Space Agency (ESA) satellite Hipparcos was launched.

It was the first space experiment devoted to the accurate measurement of the positions of celestial objects in the sky. It operated until 1993.

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