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Space News Archive - February 21, 2009

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For the fourth time, NASA has delayed the launch of the space shuttle Discover amid valve concerns.

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While waiting for high-energy outbursts and cosmic explosions, NASA's Swift Gamma-ray Explorer satellite is monitoring Comet Lulin as it closes on Earth. For the first time, astronomers are seeing simultaneous ultraviolet and X-ray images of a comet.

Word of the Day
whirret
  • To give a box on the ear to.
The word 'whirret' may be onomatopoeic.