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  • Current events for January 15, 2018
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    Events in space history for 01/15:
    • Joint Airship Board Army/Navy founded (1917).
    • First transcontinental telephone conversation, New York to San Francisco, by Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas A. Watson (1915).
    • Gen. H. S. Vandenberg, Vice Chief of Staff, USAF, approved policy calling for development of earth satellite components and the initiation of satellite development at the proper time (1948).
    • 4751st Air Defense Missile Wing to develop and conduct training program for Bomarc units, and the 864th Strategic Missile Squadron to be equipped with Jupiter IRBM, were both activated (1958).
    • First successful castings of molybdenum made at U.S. Bureau of Mines Laboratory at Albany, Oreg.(1959).
    • NASA began negotiations with French Commission for Spatial and Scientific Research for conducting a cooperative Franco-American space program (1961). +NOTE: This Is a Full Earth Day.
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