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Space News Archive - March 01, 2009

NASA has signed a $7.8 million contract modification with InfoPro Corporation for a continuation of engineering technicians and trades support services to NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center in Huntsville, Ala.

Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.