Space News Archive - April 11, 2010
Media are invited to cover space shuttle Atlantis' move from the Vehicle Assembly Building to Launch Pad 39A and the STS-132 crew's launch dress rehearsal at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla.
Research by astrobiologist William Bains suggests that if life has evolved on the frozen surface of Saturn's moon, Titan, it would be strange, smelly and explosive compared to life on Earth.
STS-131 Mission Specialists Rick Mastracchio and Clay Anderson completed a seven-hour, 26-minute spacewalk at 7:56 am Central.
- an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
- In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.