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Space News Archive - February 19, 2005

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Fast forward 100 years: You're an astronaut piloting an airplane in the upper atmosphere of Saturn. Take a deep breath, look up at the sunny blue sky and pretend to be back on Earth. Works every time! Sunny blue skies ... on Saturn? It's true!

Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'