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Re: 2018: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #928950
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On this day in 1965 - July 15th - Mariner 4 performed the first successful flyby of the planet Mars.

The probe returned the first ever pictures of the Martian surface from space.


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On this day in 1943 - July 15th - Northern Irish astrophysicist Jocelyn Bell Burnell was born.

As a graduate student she first noted what turned out to be rotating neutron stars. Until then neutron stars were only theoretically an endpoint of the evolution of massive stars.


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On this day in 1975 - July 15th - the Apollo-Soyuz Test Project was launched from Baikonur Cosmodrome and the Kennedy Space Center.

It was the first joint U.S.-Soviet space flight, a symbol of détente between the superpowers - it involved the docking of an Apollo Command/Service Module with the Soviet Soyuz.


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On this day in 1969 - July 16th - Apollo 11 was launched.

Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins set off for the Moon. They weren't the first to visit our satellite, but two of them would be the first to land on it.





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On this day in 1994 - July 16th - the first fragment of Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 impacted Jupiter.

The comet was torn apart by tidal forces in Jupiter's strong gravity. It was the first time that such an impact was witnessed.


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On this day in 2011 - July 16th - NASA's Dawn spacecraft entered orbit around the asteroid Vesta.

The spacecraft moved on to dwarf planet Ceres and will remain active until its hydrazine fuel runs out, probably this year sometime.


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On this day in 2000 - July 16th - the first pair of the ESA Cluster satellite fleet lifted off on a Russian Soyuz rocket from Baikonur, Kazakhstan.

Cluster is a collection of four spacecraft flying in formation around Earth, relaying the most detailed ever information about how the solar wind affects our planet in three dimensions.


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On this day in 1894 - July 17th - Belgian astronomer and physicist Georges Lemaître was born.

Lemaître made the first definitive formulation of the idea of an expanding universe, and what was to become known as the Big Bang theory of the origin of the universe.



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On this day in 1850 - July 17th - John Adams Whipple took the first stellar photograph.

The photo was taken of the star Vega at the Harvard College Observatory in the USA..


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