Category: february 2

The rings of Saturn, observed by the Cassini s…

The rings of Saturn, observed by the Cassini space probe on February 2, 2016.

The Moon, observed by the Lunar Orbiter 3 prob…

The Moon, observed by the Lunar Orbiter 3 probe on February 22, 1967.

(Lunar and Planetary Institute)

Magnificent Jupiter, observed by the Juno prob…

Magnificent Jupiter, observed by the Juno probe on February 2, 2017 from a distance of about 9,000 miles (14,500 kilometers). Processing by citizen scientist Bjorn Jonsson. (NASA)

February 2, 2016: The rings of Saturn observed…

February 2, 2016: The rings of Saturn observed by NASA’s Cassini probe.

February 2, 2012 – The greater Chicago area al…

February 2, 2012 – The greater Chicago area along the shore of Lake Michigan, seen by night from the International Space Station. (NASA)

February 2, 2016: The rings of Saturn observed…

February 2, 2016: The rings of Saturn observed by NASA’s Cassini probe.

ONE YEAR AGO TODAY: Glorious Jupiter, observed…

ONE YEAR AGO TODAY: Glorious Jupiter, observed by the Juno space probe on February 2, 2017, from an altitude of approximately 9,000 miles (14,500 kilometers).

(NASA)

From the Los Angeles Public Library’s Valley T…

From the Los Angeles Public Library’s Valley Times collection, the original February 2, 1956 caption reads, “Singer Connie Haines, official hostess of Van Nuys ‘Salute to Air Force Week’ beginning Tuesday, ‘checks out’ F100, one of Air Force’s hottest new fighters. Event is sponsored by Combined Service Clubs of Van Nuys and Revell, Inc.”

February 2, 1965 – Gemini astronauts Ed White …

February 2, 1965 – Gemini astronauts Ed White and Wally Schirra pictured during water egress “para-drop” training in Galveston Bay, Texas.

(NASA)

TODAY IN HISTORY: Planet Jupiter, observed fro…

TODAY IN HISTORY: Planet Jupiter, observed from the Harvard Observatory, February 2, 1872. One of the Jovian moons and its shadow can be seen to the left.

(University of Cambridge)