Hans Remembers- Tuesday March 10, 1970- 50 Years Ago.
- France made its first successful launch of its new 78 tall, three-stage Diamant B rocket and its first satellite launch from its new Guiana Space Centre.
- The first Arctic Winter Games were inaugurated as a competition for hundreds of athletes from Canada’s Northwest Territories and the Yukon territory as well as Alaska in the United States. Canadian Prime Minister Pierre Trudeau appeared at Yellowknife to open the five day event. The Arctic Winter Games have continued over the past 50 years- they occur every two years. The 2020 Games have been cancelled due to COVID-19 virus.