Space News Archive - March 27, 2006


Some may be surprised to learn that bleach-blondes and the enabler of life elsewhere in our solar system have something in common. And, no, it's not intelligence. It is, in fact, hydrogen peroxide.


Venus Express mission controllers at ESA's Space Operations Centre (ESOC) are in intensive preparation for an 11 April arrival at the spacecraft's namesake destination.

By Irene Klotz CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - A fuel leak triggered a fire on the doomed flight of a new rocket backed by Internet billionaire Elon Musk, who aims to slash the cost of space launches, company officials said on Monday.

Word of the Day
  • A hairdresser.
The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").