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Space News Archive - December 16, 2006

A Swedish astronaut kept a Frisbee in the air for 20 seconds Friday, claiming the new world record for "Maximum Time Aloft". Only thing is, it was floating in zero gravity, aboard the International Space Station.

Word of the Day
dynamitard
  • A political dynamiter.
The word 'dynamitard' is related to 'dynamite', which comes from a Greek root meaning 'power' and was coined by Alfred Nobel.