Today in Tech History – – May 5, 2018

1961 – First NASA astronaut Alan Shepard piloted the Freedom 7 Mercury capsule on its 15-minute 28-second suborbital flight.

https://www.nasa.gov/topics/history/features/50_freedom7.html

1992 – Id Software released Wolfenstein 3-D. It wasn’t the original first person shooter, but it launched the form into widespread popularity.

http://www.tomshardware.com/news/John-Carmack-Wolfenstein-3D-id-Software-Apogee-FPS,15578.html

1999 – Microsoft shipped Windows 98 SE to manufacturers. The new version included Internet Connection Sharing, Internet Explorer 5, Windows NetMeeting 3.

http://news.cnet.com/Windows-98-SE-released-to-PC-makers/2100-1040_3-225460.html

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