Space News Archive - May 26, 2012
An Ariane 5 solid-propellant booster was test-fired on Thursday, May 24 at Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana to help improve the reliability of Europe’s heavy launcher.
Australia and South Africa will host a giant radio telescope made up of thousands of separate dishes, which will help scientists gain a better understanding of our universe.
- A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
- A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.