Current events for
|Events in space history for 02/15:|
- Apollo 1 astronaut Roger Chaffee born (1935).
- Galileo born (1564).
- 9 in. of snow fell on New Orleans (1895).
- Ernest Shackleton explorer, born (1874).
- Voyager 1 takes "family portrait" of the Solar system (1990).
- Naval Aircraft Factory authorized to begin construction of working models of retractable landing gears because of design progress (1930).
- U.S.S.R. reportedly made first photos of solar eclipse from a vehicle in space, in report later released on May 28 (1961).
- James E. Webb was sworn in as NASA Administrator (1961).