1960 in science

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The year 1960 in science and technology involved some significant events, listed below.

Astronomy and space exploration

  • August 11 – The return capsule of the U.S. Discoverer 13 Corona mission is successfully recovered from the Pacific Ocean, the first time any man-made object has been recovered successfully from orbit.[1]
  • September – A Soviet SS-2 Sibling missile is successfully launched in a suborbital test from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center, the first Chinese spaceflight.
  • October 4 – The U.S. Army Courier 1B, the world's first active communications repeater satellite, is launched into low earth orbit.

Biology

Computer science

Earth sciences

Exploration

Mathematics

Medicine

Meteorology

Metrology

Paleontology

Physics

Technology

Births

Deaths

References

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  22. 11th CGPM (1960): Resolution 12.
  23. Leakey, Richard E. (1981). The Making of Mankind. Elsevier-Dutton Publishing Co., Inc. pp. 65–66. ISBN 0-525-15055-2.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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