Space News Archive - February 14, 2010
Endeavour astronauts Robert Behnken and Nicholas Patrick finished all tasks planned for the missionâ€™s second spacewalk, integrating the new Tranquility node into the International Space Station despite a slightly shortened spacewalk.
Word of the Day
- 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'.