This Day In Astro History

Hyperion as taken by Cassini spacecraft September 26,  2005.

September 19

1988 - Israel launches experimental Ofeq 1. This is the nation's first satellite launch.

1965 Birthday of Sunita Williams, American captain, pilot, and astronaut who spent 321 days 17 hours 15 minutes in space and completed 7 EVAs.

1848 - William and George Bond's Discovery of Saturn Moon Hyperion.

1749 Birthday Jean Baptiste Joseph Delambre, French mathematician and astronomer (d. 1822)
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It is my conclusion that human evolution and the motions of matter in space are intrinsically linked. The observation and understanding of the complexity of biological history on Earth cannot be complete without the tandem observation and understanding of a dynamic greater cosmos. - SpaceGene