ANNIVERSARIES

MEN AND FAMOUS INSTITUTIONS

04 jan 1797 - Birth of Wilhelm Beer
08 jan 1587 - Birth of Johannes Fabricius
08 jan 1868 - Birth of Frank Dyson
08 jan 1942 - Birth of Stephen Hawking
12 jan 1907 - Birth of Sergei Korolev
13 jan 1909 - Birth of Olin Wilson
19 jan 1747 - Birth of Johann Bode
20 jan 1573 - Birth of Simon Mayr
20 jan 1930 - Birth of Edwin Buzz Aldrin
21 jan 1908 - Birth of Bengt Stromgren
22 jan 1592 - Birth of Pierre Gassendi
25 jan 1736 - Birth of Joseph Lagrange
28 jan 1611 - Birth of Johannes Hevelius
04 feb 1906 - Birth of Clyde Tombaugh
08 feb 1828 - Birth of Jules Verne
12 feb 1893 - Birth of Marcel Minnaert
14 feb 1848 - Birth of Edouard Baillaud
14 feb 1898 - Birth of Fritz Zwicky
15 feb 1564 - Birth of Galileo Galilei
19 feb 1473 - Birth of Nicolaus Copernicus
27 feb 1947 - Birth of Alan Guth
03 mar 1849 - Birth of the Nautical Almanac Office
04 mar 1904 - Birth of George Gamow
07 mar 1792 - Birth of John Herschel
11 mar 1811 - Birth of Urbain Jean Joseph Le Verrier
13 mar 1855 - Birth of Percival Lowell
14 mar 1935 - Birth of Giovanni Virgilio Schiaparelli
14 mar 1879 - Birth of Albert Einstein
16 mar 1750 - Birth of Caroline Herschel
21 mar 1927 - Birth of Halton Christian Arp
22 mar 1799 - Birth of Friedrich Wilhelm August Argelander
23 mar 1749 - Birth of Pierre-Simon de Laplace
23 mar 1912 - Birth of Wernher Von Braun
24 mar 1893 - Birth of Walter Baade
31 mar 1596 - Birth of RenÚ Descartes
14 apr 1629 - Birth of Christian Huygens
15 apr 1867 - Birth of Wilbur Wright
28 apr 1900 - Birth of Jan Oort
28 apr 1928 - Birth of Eugene Shoemaker
11 may 1918 - Birth of Richard Feynmann
29 may 1917 - Birth of John F. Kennedy
30 may 1975 - Birth of the European Space Agency (ESA)
05 jun 1819 - Birth of John Couch Adams
08 jun 1625 - Birth of Gian Domenico Cassini
13 jun 1944 - Birth of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL)
17 jun 1800 - Birth of William Parsons Rosse
18 jun 1799 - Birth of William Lassell
18 jun 1926 - Birth of Allan Rex Sandage
22 jun 1864 - Birth of Hermann Minkowski
24 jun 1915 - Birth of Fred Hoyle
26 jun 1730 - Birth of Charles Messier
29 jun 1818 - Birth of Angelo Secchi
29 jun 1868 - Birth of George Hale
01 jul 1976 - Birth of the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum
02 jul 1906 - Birth of Hans Albrecht Bethe
04 jul 1868 - Birth of Henrietta Leavitt
10 jul 1832 - Birth of Alvan Clark
11 jul 1732 - Birth of JÚr˘me Lalande
13 jul 1917 - Birth of the Langley Research Center
16 jul 1746 - Birth of Giuseppe Piazzi
22 jul 1784 - Birth of Freidrich Bessel
25 jul 1575 - Birth of Christoph Scheiner
01 aug 1818 - Birth of Maria Mitchell
05 aug 1930 - Birth of Neil Armstrong
08 aug 1931 - Birth of Roger Penrose
16 aug 1744 - Birth of Pierre Mechain
19 aug 1646 - Birth of John Flamsteed
19 aug 1871 - Birth of Orville Wright
09 sep 1789 - Birth of William Bond
10 sep 1857 - Birth of James Keeler
14 sep 1915 - Birth of John Dobson
17 sep 1764 - Birth of John Goodricke
23 sep 1791 - Birth of Johann Encke
01 oct 1958 - Birth of the National Aereonautics and Space Administration (NASA)
05 oct 1882 - Birth of Robert Goddard
05 oct 1962 - Birth of the European Southern Observatory (ESO)
08 oct 1873 - Birth of Ejnar Hertzsprung
09 oct 1873 - Birth of Karl Schwarzschild
11 oct 1758 - Birth of Wilhelm Olbers
13 oct 1933 - Birth of the British Interplanetary Society
21 oct 1897 - Birth of the Osservatorio di Yerkes
25 oct 1877 - Birth of Henry Norris Russell
02 nov 1885 - Birth of Harlow Shapley
05 nov 1906 - Birth of Fred Whipple
08 nov 1656 - Birth of Edmond Halley
09 nov 1934 - Birth of Carl Sagan
15 nov 1738 - Birth of William Herschell
20 nov 1889 - Birth of Edwin Hubble
29 nov 1803 - Birth of Christian Doppler
14 dec 1546 - Birth of Tycho Brahe
15 dec 1857 - Birth of Edward Barnard
16 dec 1917 - Birth of Arthur C. Clarke
25 dec 1672 - Birth of Isaac Newton
27 dec 1571 - Birth of Johannes Kepler
28 dec 1882 - Birth of Arthur Eddington
28 dec 1929 - Birth of Maarten Schmidt
09 jan 1848 - Death of Caroline Herschel
12 jan 1909 - Death of Hermann Minkowski
14 jan 1742 - Death of Edmond Halley
17 jan 1997 - Death of Clyde Tombaugh
28 jan 1687 - Death of Johannes Hevelius
08 feb 1974 - Death of Fritz Zwicky
17 feb 1875 - Death of Friedrich Wilhelm August Argelander
26 feb 1878 - Death of Angelo Secchi
04 mar 1827 - Death of Pierre-Simon de Laplace
07 mar 1625 - Death of Johann Bayer
17 mar 1853 - Death of Christian Doppler
04 apr 1807 - Death of JÚr˘me Lalande
12 apr 1817 - Death of Charles Messier
18 apr 1955 - Death of Albert Einstein
20 apr 1786 - Death of John Goodricke
11 may 1871 - Death of John Herschel
04 jul 1910 - Death of Giovanni Virgilio Schiaparelli
08 jul 1695 - Death of Christian Huygens
13 jul 1762 - Death of James Bradley
18 jul 1997 - Death of Eugene Shoemaker
22 jul 1998 - Death of Alan Shepard
19 aug 1968 - Death of George Gamow
25 aug 1822 - Death of William Herschel
26 aug 1865 - Death of Johann Encke
14 sep 1712 - Death of Gian Domenico Cassini
20 sep 1804 - Death of Pierre Mechain
23 sep 1877 - Death of Urbain Jean Joseph Le Verrier
20 oct 1972 - Death of Harlow Shapley
24 oct 1655 - Death of Pierre Gassendi
31 oct 1867 - Death of William Parsons Rosse
12 nov 1916 - Death of Percival Lowell
22 nov 1944 - Death of Arthur Eddington
23 nov 1826 - Death of Johann Bode
20 dec 1996 - Death of Carl Sagan
31 dec 1719 - Death of John Flamsteed

PROBES AND SPATIAL MISSIONS

02 jan 1959 - Takeoff Luna 1,the first probe that leaves terrestrial orbit
03 jan 1999 - Takeoff Mars Surveyor 98 Lander
03 jan 1999 - Takeoff Deep Space 2
05 jan 1969 - Takeoff Venera 5
06 jan 1998 - Takeoff Lunar Prospector
07 jan 1968 - Takeoff Surveyor 7
07 jan 1985 - Takeoff Sakigake
08 jan 1973 - Takeoff Luna 21
10 jan 1969 - Takeoff Venera 6
15 jan 1976 - Takeoff Helios 2
20 jan 1978 - Takeoff Progress 1
22 jan 1968 - Takeoff Apollo 5
22 jan 1978 - Takeoff Navstar 1,the first GPS satellite
24 jan 1990 - Takeoff Hiten, japan lunar mission
25 jan 1963 - Takeoff Echo 2,the first mission togheter USA-USSR
25 jan 1994 - Takeoff Clementine
26 jan 1978 - Takeoff IUE
26 jan 1983 - Takeoff IRAS
31 jan 1958 - Takeoff Explorer 1
31 jan 1966 - Takeoff Luna 9
31 jan 1971 - Takeoff Apollo 14
03 feb 1984 - Takeoff STS-41B Challenger : the first spatial walks without safety cable
03 feb 1994 - Takeoff STS-60 Discovery : the first Russian astronaut on Space Shuttle
05 feb 1977 - Takeoff Lunar Orbiter 3
07 feb 1977 - Takeoff Soyuz 24
07 feb 1999 - Takeoff Stardust
14 feb 1972 - Takeoff Luna 20
14 feb 1998 - Takeoff Globalstar-1
17 feb 1965 - Takeoff Ranger 8
17 feb 1996 - Takeoff NEAR
17 feb 1998 - Takeoff Cosmos 2349
19 feb 1986 - Takeoff spatial station MIR
20 feb 1962 - Takeoff Friendship 7 (John Glenn)
20 feb 1993 - Takeoff ASCA (Asuka) Japanese observatory X
24 feb 1996 - Takeoff POLAR
25 feb 1969 - Takeoff Mariner 6
28 feb 1959 - Takeoff Discoverer 1 (the first polar orbiter)
03 mar 1959 - Takeoff Pioneer 4 (the first lunar flyby of the U.S.)
03 mar 1969 - Takeoff Apollo 9
03 mar 1972 - Takeoff Pioneer 10
04 mar 1999 - Takeoff Wide Field Infrared Explorer (WIRE)
11 mar 1960 - Takeoff Pioneer 5
16 mar 1962 - Takeoff first Cosmos
16 mar 1966 - Takeoff Gemini 8
17 mar 1958 - Takeoff Vanguard 1,the second successfully takeoff of U.S.
17 mar 1988 - Takeoff IRS-1A, the first business takeoff of URSS
21 mar 1965 - Takeoff Ranger 9
23 mar 1965 - Takeoff Gemini 3
27 mar 1969 - Takeoff Mariner 7
27 mar 1972 - Takeoff Venera 8
31 mar 1966 - Takeoff Luna 10, the first lunar orbiter
31 mar 1978 - Takeoff Cosmos 1000
04 apr 1968 - Takeoff Apollo 6
06 apr 1973 - Takeoff Pioneer 11
07 apr 1968 - Takeoff Luna 14
08 apr 1964 - Takeoff Gemini 1
11 apr 1970 - Takeoff Apollo 13
14 apr 1988 - Takeoff Foton 1
16 apr 1972 - Takeoff Apollo 16
17 apr 1967 - Takeoff Surveyor 3
19 apr 1971 - Takeoff Salyut 1,the first Spatial Station
19 apr 1975 - Takeoff Arybhata, the first Indian satellite
19 apr 1982 - Takeoff Salyut 7
26 apr 1962 - Takeoff Ariel 1, the first satellite of the United Kingdom
26 apr 1967 - Takeoff San Marco 2, first equatorial takeoff
30 apr 1998 - Takeoff Cosmos 2350
04 may 1967 - Takeoff Lunar Orbiter 4
04 may 1989 - Takeoff Magellan
05 may 1961 - Takeoff Freedom 7, Alan Shepard,the first American in the space
14 may 1973 - Takeoff Skylab
15 may 1963 - Takeoff Faith 7
17 may 1968 - Takeoff Esro 2B (the first European satellite)
18 may 1969 - Takeoff Apollo 10
19 may 1971 - Takeoff Mars 2
20 may 1978 - Takeoff Pioneer Venus
20 may 1997 - Takeoff Thor-2A (Norvegia/USA)
24 may 1962 - Takeoff Aurora 7
25 may 1973 - Takeoff Skylab 2
26 may 1983 - Takeoff Exosat
28 may 1959 - Takeoff Jupiter C with on board two monkeys (Able and Baker)
28 may 1971 - Takeoff Mars 3
29 may 1974 - Takeoff Luna 22
30 may 1966 - Takeoff Surveyor 1
30 may 1971 - Takeoff Mariner 9
02 jun 1983 - Takeoff Venera 15
03 jun 1965 - Takeoff Gemini 4
03 jun 1966 - Takeoff Gemini 9
07 jun 1983 - Takeoff Venera 16
08 jun 1975 - Takeoff Venera 9
10 jun 1973 - Takeoff Explorer 49
12 jun 1967 - Takeoff Venera 4
14 jun 1967 - Takeoff Mariner 5
14 jun 1975 - Takeoff Venera 10
16 jun 1963 - Takeoff Vostok 6, Valentina Tereskova, the first woman in the space
18 jun 1983 - Takeoff Challenger STS-7, Sally Ride, the first american woman in the space
22 jun 1976 - Takeoff spatial station Salyut 5
24 jun 1974 - Takeoff Salyut 3
24 jun 1982 - Takeoff Soyuz T-6
02 jul 1985 - Takeoff Giotto
03 jul 1997 - Takeoff Nozomi (Planet-B)
12 jul 1988 - Takeoff Phobos 2
13 jul 1969 - Takeoff Luna 15
15 jul 1975 - Takeoff Apollo 18 (Apollo-Soyuz)
16 jul 1969 - Takeoff Apollo 11
18 jul 1965 - Takeoff Zond 3
18 jul 1966 - Takeoff Gemini 10
19 jul 1967 - Takeoff Explorer 35
21 jul 1961 - Takeoff Liberty Bell 7
21 jul 1973 - Takeoff Mars 4
22 jul 1962 - Takeoff Mariner 1
23 jul 1999 - Takeoff Chandra X-Ray Observatory
25 jul 1973 - Takeoff Mars 5
26 jul 1963 - Takeoff Suncom 2,the first geostationary satellite
26 jul 1971 - Takeoff Apollo 15
28 jul 1964 - Takeoff Ranger 7
28 jul 1973 - Takeoff Skylab-3
01 aug 1967 - Takeoff Lunar Orbiter 5
05 aug 1973 - Takeoff Mars 6
06 aug 1961 - Takeoff Vostok 2
08 aug 1969 - Takeoff Zond 7
08 aug 1978 - Takeoff Pioneer Venus 2
09 aug 1973 - Takeoff Mars 7
09 aug 1976 - Takeoff Luna 24
10 aug 1966 - Takeoff Lunar Orbiter 1
10 aug 1992 - Takeoff TOPEX/Poseidon
10 aug 1992 - Takeoff Kitsat A,the first korean satellite
11 aug 1962 - Takeoff Vostok 3
12 aug 1960 - Takeoff Echo 1
12 aug 1962 - Takeoff Vostok 4
12 aug 1977 - Takeoff HEAO-1
17 aug 1966 - Takeoff Pioneer 7
17 aug 1970 - Takeoff Venera 7
18 aug 1985 - Takeoff Suisei
20 aug 1975 - Takeoff Viking 1
20 aug 1977 - Takeoff Voyager 2
21 aug 1965 - Takeoff Gemini 5
24 aug 1966 - Takeoff Luna 11
27 aug 1962 - Takeoff Mariner 2
05 sep 1977 - Takeoff Voyager 1
08 sep 1967 - Takeoff Surveyor 5
09 sep 1975 - Takeoff Viking 2
09 sep 1978 - Takeoff Venera 11
11 sep 1985 - Takeoff ICE (flyby with comet Giacobini-Zinner)
12 sep 1959 - Takeoff Luna 2
12 sep 1966 - Takeoff Gemini 11
12 sep 1970 - Takeoff Luna 16
13 sep 1961 - Takeoff Mercury Atlas 4
14 sep 1968 - Takeoff Zond 5
14 sep 1978 - Takeoff Venera 12
19 sep 1988 - Takeoff Offeq-1,the first Israeli spatial takeoff
25 sep 1992 - Takeoff Mars Observer
26 sep 1993 - Takeoff Posat 1, the first Portuguese satellite
28 sep 1971 - Takeoff Luna 19
29 sep 1962 - Takeoff Alouette 1,the first Canadian satellite
29 sep 1977 - Takeoff Spatial station Salyut 6
03 oct 1962 - Takeoff Sigma 7
04 oct 1957 - Takeoff Sputnik 1,the first object built by the man to enter orbit around the Earth
04 oct 1959 - Takeoff Luna 3
06 oct 1990 - Takeoff Ulysses
09 oct 1977 - Takeoff Soyuz 25
11 oct 1968 - Takeoff Apollo 7
12 oct 1964 - Takeoff Voskhod 1
15 oct 1997 - Takeoff Cassini/Huygens
18 oct 1989 - Takeoff Galileo
20 oct 1975 - Takeoff Zond 8
22 oct 1966 - Takeoff Luna 12
22 oct 1992 - Takeoff LAGEOS-S
24 oct 1998 - Takeoff Deep Space 1
28 oct 1974 - Takeoff Luna 23
30 oct 1981 - Takeoff Venera 13
01 nov 1962 - Takeoff Mars 1
01 nov 1963 - Takeoff Polyot 1,the first shuttle with wide ability of manoeuvre
03 nov 1973 - Takeoff Mariner 10
04 nov 1981 - Takeoff Venera 14
05 nov 1964 - Takeoff Mariner 3
06 nov 1966 - Takeoff Luna Orbiter 2
07 nov 1996 - Takeoff Mars Global Surveyor
08 nov 1968 - Takeoff Pioneer 9
10 nov 1968 - Takeoff Zond 6
10 nov 1970 - Takeoff Luna 17
11 nov 1966 - Takeoff Gemini 12
13 nov 1978 - Takeoff HEAO 2 (Einstein X-Ray Observatory)
14 nov 1969 - Takeoff Apollo 12
16 nov 1973 - Takeoff Skylab-4
18 nov 1989 - Takeoff COBE
28 nov 1964 - Takeoff Mariner 4
28 nov 1983 - Takeoff of the first flight of Spacelab (ESA)
29 nov 1961 - Takeoff Mercury Atlas 5
02 dec 1993 - Takeoff Endeavour for the first mission of maintenance of the Hubble Space Telescope
04 dec 1965 - Takeoff Gemini 7
04 dec 1996 - Takeoff Mars Pathfinder
06 dec 1958 - Takeoff Pioneer 3
07 dec 1972 - Takeoff Apollo 17
10 dec 1974 - Takeoff Helios 1
10 dec 1977 - Takeoff Soyuz 26
11 dec 1998 - Takeoff Mars Surveyor 98 Orbiter
13 dec 1962 - Takeoff Relay 1
13 dec 1967 - Takeoff Pioneer 8
15 dec 1965 - Takeoff Gemini 6
15 dec 1984 - Takeoff Vega 1
16 dec 1965 - Takeoff Pioneer 6
18 dec 1993 - Takeoff Thaicom 1,the first thailandese satellite
18 dec 1958 - Takeoff Score,the first satellite for telecommunications
21 dec 1966 - Takeoff Luna 13
21 dec 1968 - Takeoff Apollo 8
21 dec 1984 - Takeoff Vega 2
26 dec 1974 - Takeoff Salyut 4 (Russian Spatial station)

PROBE'S FLY BY

08 jan 1993 - Sakigake makes flyby with Earth
23 jan 1998 - NEAR makes flyby with Earth
24 jan 1986 - Voyager 2 makes flyby with Uranus
05 feb 1974 - Mariner 10 makes flyby with Venus
08 feb 1992 - Ulysses makes flyby with Jupiter
09 feb 1990 - Galileo makes flyby with Venus
10 feb 1974 - Mars 4 makes flyby with Mars
12 feb 1974 - Mars 5 makes flyby with Mars
01 mar 1982 - Venera 13 makes flyby with/landing on Venus
05 mar 1979 - Voyager 1 makes flyby with Jupiter
05 mar 1982 - Venera 14 makes flyby with/landing on Venus
06 mar 1986 - Vega 1 makes flyby with comet of Halley
08 mar 1986 - Suisei makes flyby with comet of Halley
09 mar 1974 - Mars 7 makes flyby with Mars
09 mar 1986 - Vega 2 makes flyby with comet of Halley
11 mar 1986 - Sakigake makes flyby with comet of Halley
12 mar 1974 - Mars 6 makes flyby with/landing on Mars
13 mar 1986 - Giotto makes flyby with comet of Halley
16 mar 1975 - Mariner 10 makes the third flyby with Mercury
28 mar 1986 - ICE makes flyby with comet of Halley
29 mar 1974 - Mariner 10 makes the first flyby with Mercury
18 apr 1990 - Hiten makes flyby with the Moon
26 apr 1998 - Cassini makes the first flyby with Venus
27 jun 1996 - Happens the first flyby of Galileo with Jupiter
08 jul 1992 - Comet Shoemakesr-Levy 9 breaks during the approach with Jupiter (0,0008 UA)
09 jul 1979 - Voyager 2 makes flyby with Jupiter
10 jul 1992 - Giotto's probe makes flyby with comet Grigg-Skjellerup
14 jul 1965 - Mariner 4 makes flyby with Mars
31 jul 1969 - Mariner 6 makes flyby with Mars
05 aug 1969 - Mariner 7 makes flyby with Mars
18 aug 1999 - Cassini makes flyby with Earth
25 aug 1981 - Voyager 2 makes flyby with Saturn
25 aug 1989 - Voyager 2 makes flyby with Neptune
28 aug 1993 - Galileo probe makes flyby with Ida
01 sep 1979 - Pioneer 11 makes flyby with Saturn
21 sep 1974 - Mariner 10 effects the second fly-by with Mercury
19 oct 1967 - Mariner 5 makes flyby with Venus
29 oct 1991 - Galileo probe makes flyby with asteroid Gaspra
12 nov 1980 - Voyager 1 makes flyby with Saturn
03 dec 1974 - Pioneer 11 makes flyby with Jupiter
08 dec 1990 - Galileo makes first flyby with the Earth
14 dec 1962 - Mariner 2 makes flyby with Venus

DISCOVERIES

01 jan 1801 - Giuseppe Piazzi discovers the first asteroid, Ceres
05 jan 1905 - Charles Perrine discovers Elara, satellite of Saturno
06 jan 1978 - Paul Wild discovers comet Wild 2
07 jan 1610 - Galileo Galilei discovers Io, Europa e Callisto, satellites of Jupiter
11 jan 1787 - William Herschel discovers Titania e Oberon, satellites of Uranus
13 jan 1610 - Galileo Galilei discovers Ganimede, satellites of Jupiter
27 jan 1908 - P. J. Melotte discovers Pasiphae, satellites of Jupiter
16 feb 1948 - Kuiper discovers Miranda, satellite of Uranus
18 feb 1930 - Clyde Tombaugh discovers Pluto
04 mar 1781 - William Herschel discovers Uranus
05 mar 1998 - Lunar Prospector discovers ice on then Moon
25 mar 1655 - Huygens discovers Titano, satellite of Saturn
28 mar 1802 - Wilhelm Olbers discovers Pallas,the second asteroid
29 mar 1807 - Wilhelm Olbers discovers asteroid 4 Vesta
12 apr 1849 - De Gasparis discovers asteroid Hygiea
26 apr 1848 - Graham discovers asteroid 9 Metis
26 apr 1993 - Spacewacth discovers asteroid 7066 Nessus
01 may 1949 - Gerard Kuiper discovers Nereide, satellite of Neptune
22 jun 1978 - J.W. Christy discovers Caronte, satellite of Pluto
01 jul 1847 - Hencke discovers asteroide6 Hebe
11 aug 1877 - Asaph Hall discovers Deimos, satellite of Mars
13 aug 1847 - Hind discovers asteroid 7 Iris
13 aug 1898 - J.H. de Witt discovers asteroid 433 Eros
17 aug 1877 - Asaph Hall discovers Phobos, satellite of Mars
28 aug 1789 - William Herschel discovers Enceladus, satellite of Saturno
09 sep 1892 - Edward Barnard discovers Amalthea, satellite of Jupiter
14 sep 1974 - Charles Kowal discovers Leda, satellite of Jupiter
19 sep 1848 - William Bond discovers Hyperione, satellite of Saturno
23 sep 1846 - J. Galle discovers Neptune
10 oct 1846 - William Lassel discovers Tritone, satellite of Neptune
10 oct 1962 - Mariner 2 discovers the solar wind
18 oct 1847 - Hind discovers asteroid 8 Flora
18 oct 1977 - Kowal discovers Chirone
24 oct 1851 - William Lassell discovers Umbriel and Ariel, satellites of Neptune
25 oct 1671 - Giovanni Cassini discovers Iapetus, satellite of Saturno
15 dec 1966 - Audouin Dollfus discovers Janus, satellite of Saturno
18 dec 1845 - Hencke discovers asteroide Astraea
23 dec 1672 - Giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, satellite of Saturno

EVENTS

16 jan 1969 - The first manoeuvre of docking between vehicles with astronauts on board (Soyuz 4 and 5)
22 jan 2000 - The ramp of throwing of Vandenburg is demolished
24 jan 1978 - It reenters in atmosphere Cosmos 954 with fall of radioactive material on Canada
27 jan 1967 - Burning of Apollo 1
28 jan 1986 - Explosion of Space Shuttle Challenger after the takeoff
29 jan 1989 - Phobos 2 enters in the orbit of Mars
03 feb 1966 - Luna 9 lands on the Moon (first landing on the Moon)
06 feb 1959 - The first takeoff of a rocket Titan 1
14 feb 2000 - NEAR enters in the orbit of Eros
17 feb 1998 - Voyager 1 surpasses Pioneer 10 and it becomes the object built by the man fast away from the Sun
23 feb 1987 - Explosion of supernova SN 1987 A
24 feb 1968 - The first pulsar is discovered
01 mar 1966 - Venera 3 crashes on Venus
10 mar 1977 - Discovery of the rings of Uranus
15 mar 1975 - Helios 1 at the most approach to the Sun (0,309 UA)
16 mar 1926 - Takeoff of the first rocket with liquid propulsion
18 mar 1965 - Leonov on the Voshkhod 2 effects the first spatial walks
31 mar 1997 - End of mission Pioneer 10
04 apr 1983 - The first takeoff of Space Shuttle Challenger (STS-6)
12 apr 1961 - Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in the space
12 apr 1981 - The first Space Shuttle is launched, Columbia, STS-1
24 apr 1967 - An accident happens to the Soyuz 1, an astronaut remains killed
25 apr 1990 - Takeoff of Space Shuttle Discovery with Hubble Space Telescope (HST)
07 may 1992 - The first takeoff of Space Shuttle Endeavour (STS-49)
08 may 1962 - The first takeoff of Atlas Centaur
11 may 1916 - Albert Einstein enunciates the theory of the General Relativity
15 may 1987 - The first takeoff of Energiya
16 may 1969 - Venera 5 crashes on Venus
17 may 1969 - Venera 6 crashes on Venus
25 may 1961 - John F. Kennedy announces the intention to bring a man on the Moon within 1970
28 may 1964 - The first takeoff of the rocket Saturn 1
11 jun 1985 - Vega 1 landing on Venus
15 jun 1985 - Vega 2 landing on Venus
15 jun 1988 - First takeoff of the rocket Ariane-4
22 jun 1675 - Foundation of Royal Greenwich Observatory
30 jun 1908 - Event Tunguska 30 jun 1971
30 jun 1908 - Three astronauts die in the accident of the Soyuz 11
06 jul 1687 - Isaac Newton publishes the Principia
11 jul 1979 - Skylab reenters in the terrestrial atmosphere
15 jul 1996 - Shannon Lucid establishes the record of permanence in the space
16 jul 1994 - Shoemaker-Levy 9 crashes on Jupiter
20 jul 1969 - Neil Armstrong, the first man to be on the Moon
20 jul 1976 - Viking 1 lands on Mars
21 jul 1969 - Luna 15 crashes on the Moon
22 jul 1972 - Venera 8 landes on Venus
22 jul 1995 - Discovery of Hale-Bopp's comet (C/1995 O1)
31 jul 1999 - Lunar Prospector crashes on the Moon
31 jul 1999 - The ashes of Eugene Shoemaker are dispersed on the Moon; the first man to rest on the Moon
03 aug 1596 - Discovery of the fist variable star
08 aug 1600 - Discovery of the variable star P Cygni
08 aug 1977 - The Spatial Station Salyut 5 burns in the reentry in atmosphere
10 aug 1972 - The first observation of a meteor to enter and to go out of the atmosphere (Utah, Canada)
10 aug 1990 - Magellan in orbit around Venus
18 aug 1993 - The first test of the rocket Delta Clipper
03 sep 1976 - Viking 2 lands on Mars
07 sep 1996 - Shannon Lucid establishes the new record of permanence of a woman in the space
11 sep 1997 - Mars Global Surveyor in the orbit of Mars
26 sep 1983 - Explosion on the ramp of the rocket Soyuz T-10A, the cosmonauti are saved by a system of expulsion
03 oct 1962 - Falling of the martian meteor Zagami
07 oct 1959 - Luna 3 photographers for the first time the hidden face of the Moon
08 oct 1992 - Pioneer Venus in the Venus atmosphere
09 oct 1604 - Discovery of Supernova 1604 (supernova of Kepler)
09 oct 1992 - Falling of meteor Peekskill that crashes on a car
10 oct 1983 - Venera 15 in the orbit of Venus
12 oct 1994 - Magellan burns in the Venus atmosphere
14 oct 1947 - Chuck Yeager breaks for the first time the barrier of the sound
14 oct 1983 - Venera 16 in the orbit of Venus
18 oct 1967 - Venera 4 lands on Venus
22 oct 2136 a.C. - In China is recorded for the first time an eclipse of Sun
22 oct 1922 - The first International Astronomical Union Circular is published (IAUC)
22 oct 1975 - Venera 9 in orbit of Venus, then landing on Venus
25 oct 1975 - Venera 10 in orbit of Venus, then landing on Venus
27 oct 1973 - Falling of meteor Canon City that crashes on a garage
30 oct 1967 - The first automatic hookup happens in orbit among Kosmos 186 and Kosmos 188 (USSR)
30 oct 1998 - John Glenn, 77 years old, becomes the most elderly astronaut (missione STS-95)
01 nov 1996 - Discovery of traces of possible life on a martian meteor
14 nov 1971 - Mariner 9 in the orbit around Mars
15 nov 1988 - The fist and only takeoff of Buran (Russian Space Shuttle)
16 nov 1966 - The last meteor shower of Leonids
02 dec 1971 - Mars 3 lands on Mars
04 dec 1978 - Pioneer Venus in the orbit around Venus.
07 dec 1997 - Galileo finishes the Primary Mission, and begins the Galileo Europe Mission
09 dec 1978 - Pioneer Venus 2 lands on Venus
14 dec 1972 - The man leaves for the last time the Moon (Apollo 17)
15 dec 1970 - Venera 7 lands on Venus
17 dec 1903 - Brothers Wrights effect the first flight whit a plane
17 dec 1957 - Is launched with success for the first time a rocket Atlas
17 dec 1984 - Discovery of ALH84001, martian meteor
21 dec 1978 - Venera 12 landes on Venus
24 dec 1979 - The first take off of a rocket Ariane
25 dec 1978 - Venera 11 lands on Venus
29 dec 1977 - Discovery ALHA77005, martian meteor