Friday 15 November 2013

Astronomy Scrapbook Saturday November 16th 2013

On This Day
November 16th 1964

Boeing announced that BELL AEROSYSTEMS has been selected for the fabrication of the rocket propellant tanks for the LUNAR ORBITER spacecraft. The contract is valued at over $500,000.

On This Day
November 16th 1973

The Third and final skylab mission SKYLAB 4 was launched to America`s first space station.  This mission lasted 84 days.

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