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  • Current events for August 30, 2018
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    Events in space history for 08/30:
    • Guion S. Bluford, Jr., became the first black American to fly in space aboard the Shuttle (1983).
    • 13,000 meteors seen in 1 hour near Andromeda (1885).
    • 12th Space Shuttle Mission - Discovery 1 is launched (1984).
    • 8th Space Shuttle Mission - Challenger 3 is launched (1983).
    • 1st recorded occurrance-comet hits sun (energy=1 mil hydrogen bombs) (1979).
     
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