Earth Day Network (EDN), the organizing body for Earth Day worldwide, announced that the theme of Earth Day 2021 is “Restore Our Earth.” Earth Day is scheduled for April 22, 2021. NASA traditionally sponsors Earth Day educational/hands-on science activity events at Washington DC's Union Station every year. Stay tuned for more information as NASA's plans for Earth Day 2021 develop.
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Historical Anniversary -- 240th Anniversary (1780): William Herschel's Discovery of the First Binary Star System (Museum Alliance)
L3 -- Hubble's 30th Anniversary. --LLayton
NASA Anniversary -- NASA's Pioneer 5 (launched on Mar. 11, 1060) provided the first map of the interplanetary magnetic field. This mission was part of the famous Pioneer program—which included far-ranging Pioneers 10 and 11—that charted the space between the planets. -- LLayton
NASA Anniversary -- On Mar. 2, 1995, NASA launched the ASTRO-2 mission on Space Shuttle Endeavor (STS-67). --LLayton
NASA -- 30 years ago, on Feb. 28, 1990, NASA launched the Atlantis Space Shuttle on mission STS-36. Mission highlight: Sixth mission dedicated to the Department of Defense.
[NASA's Earth Day event at Union Station has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.] NASA celebrates the 50th anniversary of Earth Day at Washington, DC's Union Station. For more details on NASA's "Earth Day 2020" event at Union Station, please go to:
POC for NASA booth: Winnie Humberson, email@example.com
Event Coordinator: Heather Hanson, firstname.lastname@example.org