Space News Archive - April 23, 2010


NASA's best-recognized, longest-lived, and most prolific space observatory zooms past a threshold of 20 years of operation this month.


The United States Air Force launched a small-scale space shuttle on Thursday aimed at testing the next-generation version of the craft.

Word of the Day
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.