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Mars Science Laboratory Curiosity News Archive - June 28, 2012

NASA Engineers Fix Orbiter Millions Of Miles Away

NASA's Mars Odyssey orbiter is back in business after the spacecraft found itself placed into "safe" mode earlier this month.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.