Space News Archive - September 06, 2009


Discovery’s astronauts have now finished all of their work outside the station for the STS-128 mission.


Outer space offers a new perspective for measuring economic growth, according to new research by three Brown University economists.

Word of the Day
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'