History of space science
Selected articles documenting how and when things happened, the stories behind some of the great discoveries in astronomy and space science, and the people who made them.
- A history of European space science
- Cassini, Jean-Dominique: Astrology to astronomy
- Colombo, Giuseppe 'Bepi': Grandfather of the fly-by
- Darwin, Charles: Searching for the origins of life
- Eddington, Sir Arthur: Studying the stars
- Herschel, Caroline and William: Revealing the invisible
- Hubble, Edwin Powell: The man who discovered the cosmos
- Huygens, Christiaan: Discoverer of Titan
- Newton, Isaac: Newton and our XMM mission
- Oort, Jan Hendrik: Comet pioneer
- Planck, Max: Originator of Quantum Theory
- Rosetta: Why is our comet mission called 'Rosetta'?
Last update: 1 February 2012