1968 - Zond 5 spacecraft makes first orbit around the Moon.
The Soviet spacecraft, Zond 5, became the first spacecraft to circle around the Moon and return to Earth.
-------------------1819 - Jean Bernard Léon Foucault was born.
Foucault was a French physicist who is best known for the Foucault pendulum. This pendulum demonstrated the Earth's rotation for the first time.
Raman Science Centre & Planetarium is open for visitors every day from 9.30 am to 6.00 pm (Closed only on Diwali & Holi.)
Office Timing: 9.30 am to 6.00 pm Closed on all Saturday, Sunday and all Govt. Holidays.