Today in Tech History – January 2, 2017

Today in Tech History logo1959 – Luna 1, the first spacecraft to reach the Moon, was launched by the USSR.

1979 – Dan Bricklin and Bob Frankston incorporated Software Arts for the purpose of developing VisiCalc, the world’s first spreadsheet program.

2004 – NASA’s Stardust spacecraft successfully flew past Comet Wild 2, collecting samples it brought back to Earth two years later.

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