Space News Archive - October 29, 2003

xfdws IT-COSTS-RM95M sked Emerging Markets DatafileOctober 29, 2003 NEW STRAITS TIMES-MANAGEMENT TIMES MALAYSIA ENGLISH It costs RM95m to train an astronaut, NEW STRAITS TIMES-MANAGEMENT TIMES Adrian David ASIA WorldSources, Inc.

DENVER (AP) -- The most powerful geomagnetic storm possible walloped the Earth early Wednesday, knocking out some airline communications but apparently causing no large power outages or other major problems.

Word of the Day
  • A serpent whose bite was fabled to produce intense thirst.
The word 'dipsas' comes from a Greek word meaning 'thirst'.