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Re: 2019: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #931281
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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 set 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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Re: 2019: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #931282
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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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Re: 2019: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #931283
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On this day in 1850 - July 17th - John Adams Whipple took the first stellar photograph.

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


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Re: 2019: On this day . . . [Re: Mona - Astronomy] #931284
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On this day in 1921 - July 18th - NASA astronaut John Glenn was born.

Glenn was the first American to orbit the Earth. He had a distinguished military career before becoming an astronaut, and was a US senator afterwards. In 1998 he took part in a space shuttle mission, making him oldest person ever to go into space.


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On this day in 1921 - July 19th - Edward Pickering was born.

Pickering was the director of Harvard College Observatory who hired the women assistants (computers), and who modernized the observatory's work in astronomy by the use of photography.


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