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Space News Archive - March 28, 2006

Japan's ruling party is moving to end a decades-old ban on military involvement in space development, a Liberal Democratic Party (LDP) lawmaker said on Tuesday.

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Thousands of Western visitors are flooding into Libya to view a solar eclipse due on Wednesday in the largest tourist event ever held in the long-isolated north African country, officials said.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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