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Space News Archive - May 06, 2012

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The European Space Agency (ESA) is reportedly planning to launch a new branding campaign to raise awareness of space travel's impact on the global economy and product innovation.

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NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center may not be as sexy as Kennedy Space Center, but its research is crucial to the advancement of the space industry.

Word of the Day
alicorn
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.
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