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On this day in 2000 – August 9th – the European Space Agency (ESA) launched the second pair of Cluster satellites.

This completed the four-satellite constellation of the Cluster II mission. The four spacecraft are providing a detailed three-dimensional map of the magnetosphere.


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On this day in 1675 – August 10th – the first Astronomer Royal John Flamsteed laid the cornerstone for the Royal Observatory in Greenwich.

By the end of the 19th century most of the world's shipping was using navigation charts based on the Prime Meridian at Greenwich.


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On this day in 1966 – August 10th – NASA's Lunar Orbiter 1 was launched.

It was the first US spacecraft to orbit the Moon.


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On this day in 1990 – August 10th – NASA's Magellan spacecraft entered orbit around Venus to begin radar mapping of the surface.

Magellan had been launched on May 4, 1989. It was the first interplanetary mission to be launched from the Space Shuttle.


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On this day in 1877 – August 12th – American astronomer Asaph Hall discovered Deimos, moon of Mars.

Moons had long since been found for all the other planets beyond Earth, so Hall's discovery was quite a sensation.


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On this day in 1919 – August 12th – Anglo-American astronomer Margaret Burbidge (nee Peachey) was born in Cheshire, England.

She made notable contributions to the theory of quasars, and to measurements of the rotation and masses of galaxies. Burbidge was also the lead author on a groundbreaking paper describing how chemical elements are formed in the depths of stars through nuclear fusion. She was the first woman director of the Royal Greenwich Observatory and the first woman to be president of the American Astronomical Society.


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On this day in 1964 – August 12th – the Soviet craft Voskhod 1 was launched.

As the first spacecraft to carry three people, it was another step forward in manned space flight.


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On this day in 2018 – August 12th – NASA's Parker Solar Probe (PSP) was launched.

Its mission is to observe and probe the Sun's outer corona. At closest approach, Parker Solar Probe will be hurtling around the Sun at approximately 430,000 miles per hour! That's fast enough to get from Philadelphia to Washington, D.C., in one second.


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On this day in 1936 – August 17th – American software engineer Margaret Hamilton was born in Paoli, Indiana.

Hamilton was the lead developer for the Apollo flight software, and her rigorous systems approach was essential to its success.


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On this day in 1970 – August 17th – the Soviet probe Venera 7 was launched.

When it landed on the Venusian surface, it became the first spacecraft both to land on another planet and to transmit data from there back to Earth.


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