|1961||Sputnik-9 Launch. 4th Vostok test. Dog, Chernushka, recovered.|
|1974||USSR Mars-7 Arrives vicinity Mars. System fails.|
|1986||Vega-2 Flyby Halley's Comet.|
|2008||Launch of ESA's first Jules Verne Automated Transfer Vehicle from Kourou on Ariane 5ES.|
|2011||Landing of Discovery, after STS-133, her last mission, on KSC runway 15.|
39 flights, 148,221,675 miles traveled, 5,830 orbits of Earth and 365 days aloft on 39 missions.
|2006||Mars Reconnasance Orbiter enters Mars orbit.|
|1960||Pioneer-5 first deep space probe. 22 million miles from Earth.|
|2008||Launch of STS-123, Endeavour to ISS with Japanes Logistics Module (JLP) and Canadian Dextre manipulator.|
Gorie, Johnson, Linnehan, Behnken, Foreman, Doi, and Reisman (joining Expedition 16).
Eyharts (ESA) returned after 50 days.
|2014||Return of Kotov, Ryanzanskiy, and Hopkins aboard Soyuz TMA-10M after 167 days.|
|1974||USSR Mars-6 Arrives Mars orbit. Deploys lander. Telemetry fails on landing.|
|2015||Return of Samokutyaev, Wilmore, and Serova aboard Soyuz TMA-14M after 168 days.|
|1781||Uranus discovered by William Herschel (in Bath, England).|
|1969||Apollo-9 Splashdown after 10 days.|
|1981||Soyuz-T-4 Launch. Kovalyonok, Savinykh. Dock w/ Salyut 6.|
|1986||Soyuz-T-15 Launch. Kizim, Solovyev. First Mir expedition.|
|1986||Giotto Flyby of Halley's Comet.|
|1989||Launch of STS-29 - Coats, Blaha, Buchli, Springer, Bagian.|
|2015||Launch of NASA's Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission 4-satellite tetrahedron formation flight.|
|1995||Soyuz TM-21 Launch. Dezhurov, Strekalov, Thagard (American)|
|2016||Launch of ESA ExoMars mission with Trace Gas Orbiter and Schiaparelli lander.|
|2019||Launch of Ovchinin, Hague, and Koch aboard Soyuz MS-12 to begin ISS Expedition 59/60.|
|2009||Launch of STS-119, Discovery to ISS with S6 truss and solar arrays.|
Archambault, Antonelli, Acaba, Phillips, Swanson, Arnold and Wakata (Japan, ISS Expeditions 18 and 19).