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Space News Archive - October 16, 2003

Special to the Herald ORLANDO, Fla. - The countdown is officially over. Walt Disney World's new Mission: Space finally has lifted off the drawing board, out of the realm of fantasy and into the reality of Epcot's Future- World.

Word of the Day
tesla
  • The unit of magnetic flux density in the International System of Units, equal to the magnitude of the magnetic field vector necessary to produce a force of one newton on a charge of one coulomb moving perpendicular to the direction of the magnetic field vector with a velocity of one meter per second. It is equivalent to one weber per square meter.
This word is named for Nikola Tesla, the inventor, engineer, and futurist.