Site Features

Space History

Members

  • Log In
  • Sign Up

Useful Articles

Support Department

  • FAQ System
  • Contact List
  • Suggestion Box

Site Keywords

 . Space History News - People and events in development of space travel Space History News - People and events in development of space travel Space History News - People and events in development of space travel  

Space History for November 23


If you are not already a subscriber, you are welcome to enter your email address here to sign up to receive the Space History newsletter on a daily basis. Under no circumstances will we release your legitimate email address entered here to outside persons or organizations, and it will only be used for mailing the specific information you have requested.

Enter your email address here:
 

Unsubscribe instructions are included in every newsletter issue in case you decide you no longer wish to receive it.

Note: We record the IP address from which subscriptions are entered to help prevent SPAM abuses.


1715
Born, Pierre Lemonnier, French astronomer
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pierre_Lemonnier

1826
Died, Johann Bode, German astronomer, reformulated and popularized the Titius-Bode Law stating the relationship between planetary orbits
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Johann_Elert_Bode

1837
Born, John van der Waals (at Leyden, Holland), physicist, Nobel 1910 "for his work on the equation of state for gases and liquids"
http://www.nobelprize.org/nobel_prizes/physics/laureates/1910/waals-bio.html

1864
Died, Friedrich Georg Wilhelm von Struve, astronomer (double stars)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friedrich_Georg_Wilhelm_von_Struve

1867
R Luther discovered asteroid #95 Arethusa.

1868
Louis Ducos du Hauron patented a trichrome color photo process.

1892
A Charlois discovered asteroid #345 Tercidina.

1897
A Charlois discovered asteroid #429 Lotis.

1909
The Wright Brothers formed a million dollar corporation to manufacture airplanes.

1921
A Schaumasse discovered asteroid #971 Alsatia.

1922
G Van Biesbroeck discovered asteroid #990 Yerkes.

1935
Born, Vladislav Volkov, Russian cosmonaut

Vladislav Nikolayevich Volkov (23 November 1935, Moscow - 29 June 1971) was a Soviet cosmonaut who flew on the Soyuz 7 and Soyuz 11 missions.

He had the unfortunate distinction of being part of the second crew to die during a space flight, on Soyuz 11: After a normal re-entry, the capsule was opened and the crew was found dead. It was discovered that a valve had opened just prior to leaving orbit that had allowed the capsule's atmosphere to vent away into space, suffocating the crew.


http://www.spacefacts.de/bios/cosmonauts/english/volkov_vladislav.htm

1936
K Reinmuth discovered asteroids #1408 Trusanda and #1435 Garlena.

1948
A lens to provide zoom effects was patented by FG Back.

1948
M Laugier discovered asteroid #1681 Steinmetz.

1949
L Boyer discovered asteroid #1594 Danjon.

1960
NASA launched Tiros 2, a weather satellite.

1977
The European weather satellite Meteosat 1 was launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida.

1982
NASA's space shuttle Challenger was moved to the Vehicle Assembly Building (VAB) and mated for the STS 6 mission.

1983
USSR Soyuz T-9 landed.

1990
Died (crushed by a satellite dish, age 37), Bo Diaz, baseball catcher

2002 18:50:00 CST (GMT -6:00:00)
NASA launched STS 113 (Endeavour 19, Shuttle 112, ISS Flight 11A) to deliver a new crew and truss segment to the International Space Station.

STS 113 was launched 23 November 2002, the 16th shuttle mission to the International Space Station (designated ISS Flight 11A). Orbit insertion altitude: 122 nautical miles. Orbit inclination: 51.60 degrees. During its 14 day mission, the STS 113 crew extended the International Space Station's backbone with installation of the P1 (P-One) Truss, and exchanged the Expedition Five and Six crews. About 1,969 kilograms (4,340 pounds) of cargo were transferred between the shuttle and station. Endeavour docked with the station 25 November and undocked on 2 December. Three EVAs were conducted. The mission ended on 7 December 2002 when Endeavour landed at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. Mission duration: 13 days, 18 hours, 47 minutes. The landing was the first time a mission ended on the fourth day of landing attempts.


http://www.spaceflight.nasa.gov/shuttle/archives/sts-113/index.html


We are going to run out of oil!
Visit SpacePowerNow.org to help fix the problem.
SpacePowerNow.org - For Human Survival


Please help support our efforts by shopping from our sponsors.

TechArmor banner

Best Buy Co, Inc. banner

Char-Broil banner

Hurley BeachActive.jpg pixel

468x68 Peekproof Gift Wrap pixel

General Space Posters in affiliation with AllPosters.com

In affiliation with AllPosters.com


This newsletter and its contents are
Copyright © 2006-2017 by The L5 Development Group.  All rights reserved.
 - Publication, in part or in whole, requires previous written permission.
 - Academic or personal-use citations must refer to http://L5Development.com
   as their source.
Thank you for your cooperation.