The events on this day in history for our heritage companies are noted below:
The earliest event was in 1963, the latest event was in 2021.
1991 – LAUNCH: STS-37 (Atlantis), LC39B, KSC – 5 person crew, Deployed Compton Gamma Ray Observatory
2010 – LAUNCH: STS-131 (Discovery), LC39A, KSC – 7 person crew, ISS completion
Military and Classified Programs:
Exploration and Interplanetary Programs:
Earth-Monitoring and Civil Weather Satellite programs:
Test, ICBM, FBM programs:
1963 – LAUNCH: MM Titan I, 395-A1, VAFB
1965 – Final GD Atlas E missile retired from operational inventory, Fairchild AFB
1966 – LAUNCH: MM Titan II, 395-D, VAFB
1971 – LAUNCH: GD Atlas F, 576-A1, VAFB
2021 – LM completes a block buy of the ABL Space Systems small launch vehicle system
The photos today are of the launch of STS-37, the crew and the deployment of the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory in 1991.