|1993||Frank Culbertson flies Discovery to the first night landing at Kennedy Space Center, |
ending STS-51's 10-day flight.
|2014||Maven space probe enters Mars orbit to study atmospheric evolution.|
|1999||Mars Climate Orbiter lost due to poor navigation and subsequent unplanned entry into atmosphere.|
|1970||Luna-16 Lands on Earth with Lunar sample cargo.|
|1973||SkyLab-3 2nd Crew Returns after 59 day mission.|
|1992||Launch of Mars Observer.|
|1997||Launch of STS-86 - Weatherbee, Bloomfield, Parazynski, Titov, Chretien, Lawrence, |
Wolf (to Mir), Foale (return).
|2008||Shenzhou 7 launch. Zhai Zhigang, Liu Boming and Jing Haipeng.|
|2010||Return of Skvortsov, Kornienko, and Dyson aboard Soyuz TMA-18 after 178 days.|
|2013||Launch of Soyuz TMA-10M. Kotov, Ryanzanskiy, and Hopkins to join ISS Expedition 37/38.|
|2014||Launch of Soyuz TMA-14M. Samokutyaev, Serova, and Wilmore to join ISS Expedition 41/42.|
|1996||Landing of STS-79 at Kennedy Space Center (runway 15). |
Shannon Lucid sets 188-day US record.
|1973||Soyuz-12 Launch. Lazarev, Makarov. Post-disaster systems test.|
|1983||Soyuz-T-10A Titov, Strekalov. Pad fire. First use of escape tower.|
|1985||Soyuz-T-13 Lands. Dzhanibekov, Grechko return.|
|2007||Launch of Dawn to Ceres and Vesta with xenon ion drive and hydrazine.|
|2008||First Chinese EVA, by Zhai Zhigang and Liu Boming from Shenzhou 7. 45 minutes at vacuum.|
|1971||Luna-19 Launched to Lunar orbit. Hi-resolution mapping.|
|2008||First successful lauch of Elon Musk's SpaceX Falcon 1, after 3 failures.|