Historic Tech Events
Mission STS-2, utilizing the Space Shuttle Columbia, marks the first time a crewed spacecraft is launched into space twice. Joe H. Engle and Richard H. Truly rode the reusable, orbital, spacecraft on a pillar of fire from Launch Pad 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space Center (KSC) in Florida.
The NASA space probe Voyager I makes its closest approach to Saturn and takes the first images of its rings.
On 12 November 1990 Tim Berners Lee along with Robert Cailliau published a formal proposal outlining principal concepts and defining important terms behind the web.