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Space News Archive - November 05, 2011

Image 1 - Galileo Satellites Handed Over To Control Center In Germany

Europe’s first two Galileo satellites have reached their final operating orbits, opening the way for activating and testing their navigation payloads.

NASA is seeking applications from graduate students for the agency's second class of Space Technology Research Fellowships.

Word of the Day
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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