Category: on this day

The Atari 2600, originally known as the Atari Video Computer System, hit the market on this day in 1977.

Planet Jupiter, observed by the Juno probe on September 1, 2017.

Our lovely earth, photographed from the Gemini 5 spacecraft, August 26, 1965. 


Planet Saturn, observed by Voyager 2 space probe on this day in 1981.

The Omega Man, starring Charlton Heston, premiered on this day in 1971.

Beautiful Earth on this day in 1965, photographed during the Gemini 9 mission.

(NASA/University of Arizona)

Planet Saturn, observed by NASA’s Voyager 1 probe on November 16, 1980.

TODAY IN HISTORY: The Agena Target Vehicle is tethered to the Gemini 12 spacecraft as they orbit high above Earth, November 13, 1966. That’s the Baja California area of Mexico down below.


October 23, 2007 – The Space Shuttle Discovery blasts off from Cape Canaveral on a 14-day mission to the International Space Station.


Apollo 11 heads to the Moon, July 16, 1969.