On This Day

What Happened on August 2, 1989

Historical Events


USAVoyager 2 Spacecraft

NASA confirmed Voyager 2's discovery of 3 more moons of Neptune designated temporarily 1989 N2, 1989 N3 & 1989 N24

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NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft launched atop its Titan/Centaur-7 launch vehicle
NASA's Voyager 2 spacecraft launched atop its Titan/Centaur-7 launch vehicle
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1989 Highlights

About August 2, 1989

Day of the Week: Wednesday
How Long Ago? 31 years, 5 months and 19 days
Leap Year: No

Generation Millennial
Chinese Zodiac: Snake
Star Sign: Leo