Category: 1989

Adventure on Space Station Freedom, 1989, created by Manfred “Dutch” von Ehrenfried, art by Mike Roy, courtesy of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

Exploring virtual reality at NASA’s Ames Research Center, 1989.

Lovely Neptune, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 probe on August 17, 1989.

Beautiful false-color image of Neptune, observed by Voyager 2 in 1989.

(NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory)

TODAY IN HISTORY: The southern hemisphere of Triton, moon of Neptune, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 space probe, August 25, 1989. (NASA)

Amazing Neptune, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 probe on this day in 1989.

August 24, 1989: Glorious Neptune, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 probe.

TODAY IN HISTORY: Behold planet Neptune, observed by the Voyager 2 space probe on August 14, 1989 at a range of 14.8 million kilometers (9.2 million miles). (NASA)

TODAY IN HISTORY: Behold planet Neptune, observed by NASA’s Voyager 2 space probe on August 14, 1989. (NASA)

The Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off from Cape Canaveral on March 13, 1989.