Space News Archive - April 10, 2010
Moving equipment and supplies brought to the International Space Station by Discovery, preparation for the missionâ€™s second spacewalk on Sunday and chats with media representatives and students filled much of the crewsâ€™ day.
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'.