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  • Current events for November 29, 2017
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    Events in space history for 11/29:
    • First hand-launched satellite deployed into orbit. Astronaut Sherwood Spring deployed Advanced Autopilot Radar target satellite from STS-61B Space Shuttle Atlantis' cargo bay. Satellite continued to orbit Earth for more than a year (1985).
    • Enos, a chimp, was the first American to orbit the Earth (1961).
     
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