Interesting talk today on X-ray. I like learning about the history of telescope projects. It reminds me that learning takes time. Time to ask a question you can try to answer, time to build an instrument that can make a measurement that can help you answer your question, time to analyze the measurements and compare them to models. Our country has to be willing to be patient and wait for answers while funding the projects.
- 20 Years Ago, Construction Began on the International Space Station
On Nov. 20, 1998, the Zarya Functional Cargo Block launched from the Baikonur Cosmodrome to serve as a temporary control module for the nascent International Space Station. This October 2018 photo shows the station today, fully complete.