History Quiz - Week of July 9
By Randolph Saunders , 50th Space Wing Historian
/ Published July 08, 2015
SCHRIEVER AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. -- Last week's question and answer:
On July 4, 1776, more than one year after the armed conflict between the American colonists and British soldiers began, the Continental Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence. The document was not signed, however, on that date. On what date did most of the signors affix their signatures?
Most historians agree that the Declaration of Independence was signed on August 2, 1776.
This week's question:
On July 6, 1988, which of the remote tracking stations began real-time operations with on-orbit satellites?
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