Friday, October 22, 2010

Today's Devereaux Nuggets

October 22~

In 1797 the first high altitude parachute jump was made by André-Jacques Garnerin, jumping from a hydrogen balloon above Paris. Interested in parachuting? Check it out @ your library.
The first two International Sun-Earth Explorers were launched into Earth orbit on this day in 1977. Lots more about space exploration @ your library.

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