Margaret Hamilton was the inventor of the on-board flight software for the first manned Apollo program in 1969. Program code files used by the Apollo Mission In 2016, President Barack Obama honored her with the Presidential Award
Perihelion is the closest point in orbit to the Sun Earth's closest approach to the Sun this year was January 4, 16:17 (UTC). On this day, the image captured from Sydney using a telescope and H-alpha filter has been posted.
Fragments of the comet Schumacher Levy 9 (scientific name D / 1993 F2) collided with Jupiter on July 17, 1992. In a span of six days, 21 such fragments fell on Jupiter. The collision between two solar system objects was...