logo

Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Page 39 of 46 1 2 37 38 39 40 41 45 46
Re: 2020: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #933082 09/15/20 09:03 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174

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.


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] #933084 09/16/20 08:04 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174

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.


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] #933089 09/17/20 12:33 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174

On this day in 1789 - September 17th - William Herschel discovered Saturn's moon Mimas.

The huge crater in the leading hemisphere of Mimas is named Herschel in honor of the moon's discoverer.



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] #933090 09/17/20 12:38 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174

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.



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] #933091 09/17/20 12:40 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174

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.


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] #933092 09/17/20 10:27 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174

On this day in 1764 - September 17th - English astronomer John Goodricke was born.

Goodricke is best known for his study of the variable star Algol. He was the first to propose that the variability was due to Algol being two stars orbiting each other. His work earned him an award from the Royal Society. Goodricke College at the University of York is named for him.


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] #933093 09/18/20 12:02 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174

On this day in 1977 - September 18th - Voyager 1 took the first ever photo of both the Earth and the Moon together in space.

The crescent Moon is very faint in the upper left of the photo.


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] #933094 09/18/20 12:15 PM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174

On this day in 2006 - September 18th - Anousheh Ansari was the first self-funded woman to travel to the space station.

Ansari is an Iranian American engineer and co-founder and chairwoman of Prodea Systems.


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] #933098 09/19/20 11:19 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174

On this day in 1970 - September 20th - Luna 16 landed on the Moon.

The Soviet craft was the first robotic probe to land on the Moon and return a sample of lunar soil 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] #933099 09/20/20 08:51 AM
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174
Mona - Astronomy Offline OP
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
OP Offline
BellaOnline Editor
Iron Age Human
Joined: May 2010
Posts: 9,174

On this day in 1969 - September 21st - during a comet-hunting expedition, Klim Churyumov and Svetlana Gerasimenko discovered the object subsequently named Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko.

This was the comet that would later be orbited and studied by ESA's Rosetta Mission.


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

http://www.bellaonline.com/newsletter/astronomy
Page 39 of 46 1 2 37 38 39 40 41 45 46

Moderated by  Mona - Astronomy 

Brand New Posts
Holiday Napkins and Table Runners
by Cheryl - Sewing Editor - 10/28/20 06:57 PM
Container Gardening TIP OF THE DAY
by Lestie4containergardens - 10/28/20 07:37 AM
2020: On this day . . .
by Mona - Astronomy - 10/27/20 01:03 PM
Astro Women - Birthdays
by Mona - Astronomy - 10/26/20 11:06 PM
The Solar System - for Kids & Others
by Mona - Astronomy - 10/26/20 01:07 PM
Saturn's Moons - Facts for Kids *new*
by Mona - Astronomy - 10/26/20 12:44 PM
Halloween
by Lestie4containergardens - 10/26/20 07:13 AM
Meanwhile in Canada
by Monika R Canada - 10/25/20 05:24 PM
Things To Do In Vancouver When It Rains
by Monika R Canada - 10/25/20 04:17 PM
Saturn's Moon Rhea - Facts for Kids *new*
by Mona - Astronomy - 10/22/20 08:00 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