Discovery that Uranus has rings

On March 10th 1977, when Uranus passed between a star and the earth, we discovery that Uranus has rings. Continue reading

The Occultation of a Star by the Moon

Nicolaus Copernicus (Mikolaj Kopernik), a Polish Astronomer, recorded in 1497, Continue reading

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