Moon Photos, Moon Drive, Moon Burial All Marked In This Week In Science History, July 29-August 5

07/30/2012 12:41 pm ET | Updated Jul 30, 2012

Interested in the history of science? This week in science history features the discovery of a life-sustaining element, as well as the founding of America's space agency--and the birthday of one of its most celebrated astronauts.

Check out the slideshow below to relive these and other landmark events.

This Week In Science History, July 29-August 4

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