Current events for
|Events in space history for 05/04:|
- Satellite Lageos 1 was launched. Its purpose is to measure shifts of continental land masses by reflecting laser beams off its refecting mirrors (1976).
- Magellan probe of Venus launched on STS-30 (1989).
- William Herschel erroneously reports active volcanoes on the Moon (1793).
- First on-the-road Spacemobile lecture given (1961).