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Space News Archive - August 20, 2006

NASA workers at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida began a risky repair job on Saturday to replace faulty bolts on the U.S. space shuttle Atlantis a week before its scheduled launch.

Word of the Day
call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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