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Space News Archive - February 21, 2010

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Space shuttle Endeavour and six astronauts ended a 14-day journey with a 10:20 pm EST landing Sunday at NASA's Kennedy Space Center in Florida.

Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.