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2011-07-01 09:00:00

Edgar Mitchell, the sixth man to walk on the moon, is currently locked in a legal battle with NASA over who owns a movie camera that flew aboard the Apollo 14 mission with him in 1971. Mitchell apparently decided he deserved a souvenir and took the lunar movie camera home with him after his mission ended. Then, 40 years later, he tried to auction off the camera. "Objects from the lunar trips to the moon were ultimately mounted and then presented to the astronauts as a gift after they had...

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2006-08-15 07:50:00

WASHINGTON -- Red-faced because the best pictures of its glory days are missing, NASA said Tuesday it was launching an official search for more than 13,000 original tapes of the historic Apollo moon missions. What's missing are the never-before-broadcast clear original videos - not the grainy converted pictures the world watched on television more than three decades ago. The tapes aren't lost, insists the NASA official put in charge of the search. But he doesn't know where they are. Most...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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