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The first ISS module

Russian Proton rocket delivered the Zarya module for the future International Space Station on orbit. The name means “sunrise.” Zarya provided the electrical power and propulsion to the early stages of ISS. It was based on the Russian spacecraft TKS. It was a special vehicle for supplying space stations.

Sony unveils Memory Stick and memory card drive

The Memory Stick was created to be used to store, transfer, and play content such as images, sounds, and music as well as computer information including data, text, and graphics. The original Memory Stick was available in sizes up to 128 MB.

Microsoft launches Windows 1.0

Windows 1.0 was the first version of the Microsoft Windows line. It ran as a graphical, 16-bit multi-tasking shell on top of an existing MS-DOS installation. It was created to run both graphical programs designed for Windows, and MS-DOS software.

E = mc2

In physics, mass-energy equivalence states that anything having mass has an equivalent amount of energy and vice versa, with these fundamental quantities directly relating to one another by Albert Einstein's famous formula E = mc².

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