Current events for
|Events in space history for 01/24:|
- STS-51-C Discovery launched (1985).
- Voyager 2 made closest approach to Uranus (1986).
- Germans successfully launched A-9, a winged prototype of the first ICBM (the A-10) designed to reach North America. A-9 reached a peak altitude of nearly 50 miles and a maximum speed of 2,700 mph (1945).
- NASA outlined specifications for a low-altitude active communications satellite Project Relay at Goddard Space Flight Center (1961).