- 1972 Apollo 17, the last mission of the first programme of sending humans to the moon, launches
- 1995 The Galileo spacecraft, the first to orbit Jupiter, reached the planet six years after its launch
- 1905 Birth of Gerard Kuiper, who had suggested the existence of what is now known as the Kuiper Belt – a region of our solar system found beyond Neptune consisting of many small bodies, much like the asteroid belt
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