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Space News Archive - May 07, 2011

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NASA said on Friday that the final launch for space shuttle Endeavour has been delayed until at least May 16.

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Space Adventures announced on Thursday that it will add another seat to a Soyuz spacecraft, which will take space tourists into orbit by 2015.

Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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