Current events for
|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).