The events on this day in history for our heritage companies are noted below.
The earliest event was in 1960, the latest event was in 1993.
1993 – STS-51 (Discovery) landed, KSC
Military and Classified Programs:
1965 – LAUNCH: Classified mission, Thor SLV-2A/Lockheed Agena D, SLC3W, VAFB
1969 – LAUNCH: Classified mission, Thorad SLC-2G/Lockheed Agena D, SLC3W, VAFB
Exploration and Interplanetary Programs:
Earth-Monitoring and Civil Weather Satellite programs:
Test, ICBM, FBM programs:
1960 – LAUNCH FAILURE: Lockheed Polaris A1, SSBN599, ETR
1981 – LAUNCH (2): MM Pershing 1A, Fort Bliss, Texas
The photo today is the nighttime landing of STS-51 at KSC in 1993.