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Space News Archive - April 04, 2010

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The Air Force plans to launch a robotic spacecraft this month - which resembles a small space shuttle - to conduct technology tests in orbit and then glide home to a California runway.

Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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