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  • Current events for August 17, 2018
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    Events in space history for 08/17:
    • Phobos, Martian moon, discovered (1877).
    • First transatlantic trip in a balloon (1978).
    • 50 people set a world record for flying in a single hot air balloon (Lelystad, Netherlands, 1988).
    • Soviets launched first hybrid rocket (liquid/solid Propellant) (1933).
     
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