Ocean-Mapping Satellite Launched

The ocean-mapping satellite was Seasat 1, launched by the United States on June 26, 1978. Continue reading

Astronaut Dr. Anna L. Fisher

American astronaut, Dr. Anna L. Fisher was a mother and crew of the U.S. space shuttle Discovery mission Continue reading

Sojourner Roving Robot on Mars

The Sojourner robot was sent to explore Mars’ planet surface as per the Pathfinder mission launch from Cape Canaveral, FL, USA, on December 4, 1996 and landing on July 4, 1997 Continue reading

Pioneer 10 Probe Carried First Extraterrestrial Message

American planetary probe, Pioneer 10 carried the first extraterrestrial message to be read by living beings in the universe was launched Continue reading

Valentina Vladimirovna Nikolayeva Tereshkova

Valentina Vladimirovna Tereshkova (Russian: Валентина Владимировна Терешкова, IPA: [vɐlʲɪnʲˈtʲinə vlɐˈdʲimʲɪrəvnə tʲɪrʲɪʂˈkovə] (About this soundlisten); born 6 March 1937) is a member of the Russian State Duma, engineer, and former cosmonaut. Continue reading

Russian Cosmonaut Valentina Viadimirovna Nikolayeva Tereshkova

Valentina Viadimirovna Nikolayeva Tereshkova was the first female Soviet cosmonaut in 1961 Continue reading

Elena Andrianovna Nikolayeva

Yelena Andrianovna Nikolayeva was born on June 8, 1964, a child of two Soviet cosmonauts Continue reading

Offa – King of Mercia

Offa was King of Mercia, a kingdom of Anglo-Saxon England, from 757 until his death in July 796. Continue reading

Chinese Astronomers Discover Supernova 1054

Chinese astronomers observed a supernova in the constellation of Taurus Continue reading

Vanguard I Satellite

The Vanguard I Satellite was powered by photovoltaic cells and launched on March.17, 1958 by the U.S. Signal Corps. Continue reading