October 31, 2020
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Space Timeline Project
Kylie, Ryann, Alisha
⟶ Updated 9 Nov 2018 ⟶
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Albert Einstein introduces his Theory of Relativity then in 1916 his general Theory of Relativity.
Earth passes through the tail of Halley’s Comet.
Albert Einstein alaberates more on the general Theory of Relativity.
Edwin Hubble working at Mount Wilson Observatory (photo) and using a 60 inch reflector telescope proves that galaxies are separate systems outside of our own Milky Way and that the Universe was expanding.
Clyde Tombaugh discovers Pluto.
First radio telescope built in the USA by Grote Reber.
Russian Sputnik 1 satellite becomes the first man-made object to orbit the Earth marking the beginning of the space age.
Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin walk on the Moon as part of the Apollo 11 mission.
discovered The moon has a rock pile which has a pattern, from solar activity
Voyager 1 spacecraft launched to explore the outer solar system.
discovered The rings of Jupiter and their major moons
The Hubble Space Telescope (HST) is put into orbit from space shuttle Discovery. The 2.4m aperture reflecting telescope continues to circle the Earth taking extremely sharp images of outer space.
Radio astronomer Wolszczan and Frail announce the discovery of the first definitive detection of exoplanets. Over the intervening years hundreds of planets outside of our solar system have now been confirmed.
Cassini's decade-long mission made it possible to watch changes in Saturn's dynamic ring system.
Supporting water purification efforts worldwide
Dust devil frequency and dynamics, showing how dust and sand are moved by wind in Mars' very thin atmosphere.
The Hubble Space Telescope makes repeated images of a region of the sky that, combined together, make up the Hubble Ultra-Deep Field, the deepest picture of the universe ever made.
The probe's Mercury Atmospheric and Surface Composition Spectrometer instrument detected the magnesium.
discovered that mars was suitable for life
The Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory reports the detection of gravitational waves from the merger of two black holes about 1.3 billion light-years from Earth.
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