Current events for
|Events in space history for 09/05:|
- Launch of Voyager 1, the grand tour of the Solar System (1977).
- Fragments of Sputnik 4 landed in Manitowoc, WI (1962).
- Pluto was at perihelion, closest to the Sun in its 247-year orbit (1989).
- 12th Space Shuttle Mission - Discovery 1 returns to Earth (1984).
- 8th Space Shuttle Mission - Challenger 3 returns to Earth (1983).