Good As Gold!: July 29th, 2013

Show notes for the night of July 29th, 2013

Hosts: Paul, Jesse, Jen
Title: Good As Gold!

This week in space/astronomy history:
1. July 29, 1958 – U.S congress passes legislation establishing the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
2. July 30, 1971 – Apollo 15 lands (first vehicle driven on another body)
3. July 30 1878 – March 16 1966), Joel Stebbins born: developed photoelectric photometry. Paul)
4. August 1, 1818 РMaria Mitchell is born (Massachusetts), first american woman astronomer.  Harvard prof!  Found a comet 1847. Continue reading