Return to the Cloudy Nights Telescope Reviews home pageAstronomics discounts for Cloudy Nights members
· Get a Cloudy Nights T-Shirt · Submit a Review / Article

Click here if you are having trouble logging into the forums

Privacy Policy | Please read our Terms of Service | Signup and Troubleshooting FAQ | Problems? PM a Red or a Green Gu… uh, User

Speciality Forums >> Science! Astronomy & Space Exploration, and Others

Pages: 1
PhilCo126
Post Laureate


Reged: 01/14/05

Loc: coastline of Belgium
2013 upcoming astronomy/spaceflight anniversaries
      #5560658 - 12/08/12 10:42 AM

Almost New Year (or should we say Nerd Year) and time for a listing of anniversaries for the year 2013:

First detection Gamma-rays (1973) and first Infrared (IRAS) and X-ray astronomy satellites (EXOSAT): 1983

10th anniversaries - 1993
First HST servicing mission - STS 61
Vatican Advanced Technology Telescope

40th anniversary Launch NASA Skylab: 1973

50th anniversaries - 1963
First woman in space Valentina Tereshkova
First geostationary satellite Syncom 2
Astronomer Maarten Schmidt's redshift quasar 3C273
Agreement between ESO & Chili is signed for observatories in Southern hemisphere

80th anniversary of the BIS - British Interplanetary Society


Post Extras: Print Post   Remind Me!   Notify Moderator  
Pages: 1


Extra information
0 registered and 4 anonymous users are browsing this forum.

Moderator:  LivingNDixie, FirstSight, JayinUT 

Print Thread

Forum Permissions
      You cannot start new topics
      You cannot reply to topics
      HTML is disabled
      UBBCode is enabled


Thread views: 389

Jump to

CN Forums Home


Cloudy Nights LLC
Cloudy Nights Sponsor: Astronomics