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Space News Archive - December 01, 2008

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Seven astronauts returned to Earth aboard space shuttle Endeavour on Sunday after having completed a 16-day mission aboard on the International Space Station.

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Technical problems with an automated system forced a Russian cosmonaut to manually guide a modernized cargo ship to 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.