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Space Anniversaries

Mars Rover Hits Major Milestone | Clara Moskowitz | Posted 07.08.2013 | Science

On the 10th anniversary of its launch, NASA's Opportunity rover on Mars is also celebrating reaching the halfway point in its drive from one crater-r...

First Woman In Space Honored On Anniversary Of Historic Flight

AP | VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV | Posted 08.14.2013 | Science

MOSCOW — It was another Soviet first in space 50 years ago – putting a woman in orbit. And 26-year old Valentina Tereshkova carried her pa...

Quasars' Anniversary Spotlights Its Mystery

| Posted 03.17.2013 | Science

By John Matson Fifty years ago, in the journal Nature, astronomer Maarten Schmidt published a brief paper noting that a star-like object known as 3...