This Day In Astro History

Daniel S. Goldin
Daniel S. Goldin

October 17

2001 - After nearly ten years as the head of NASA, the longest-serving Administrator, Daniel S. Goldin, 61, announced his resignation. He was appointed on April 1, 1992, by President George H.W. Bush. class="quottext">"We want to see if life is ubiquitous." - Daniel Goldin

1604 Kepler's Star: German astronomer Johannes Kepler observes a supernova in the constellation Ophiuchus.
Previous DayNext Day

ILINK since 1991 - Web Since 1999

Contact Cozy Host

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