July 18, 1966 Gemini 10Gemini 10 was piloted by astronauts John W. Young and Michael Collins. The flight was launched on July 18, 1966. After five hours and 21 minutes of flight, Gemini 10 made a successful rendezvous with an Agena rocket. After the rendezvous, the Agena powered the joint rockets to a new record height of 458 miles.
An ionic bond is a chemical bond between two atoms in which one atom seems to donate its electron to another atom. Covalent bonds, on the other hand, appear to involve two atoms sharing electrons reach a more stable electron configuration. Some compounds contain both ionic and covalent bonds. These compounds contain polyatomic ions.
After years of spiraling tensions in Britain's American colonies, the American Revolutionary War began in 1775. The revolutionary colonists faced a war against one of the world's major powers, one with an empire that spanned the globe. To help counter Britain's formidable position, the Continental Congress created the "Secret Committee of Correspondence" to publicize the aims and actions of the rebels in Europe.
Since 1927, TIME Magazine has chosen a man, woman, or idea that "for better or worse, has most influenced events in the preceding year." Although TIME's list is not an academic or objective study of the past, the list gives a contemporary view of what was important during each year. In 2018, TIME issued four separate covers, memorializing journalists who lost their lives in 2018.