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2008-03-22 18:40:00

Two astronauts from the shuttle Endeavour floated outside the international space station Saturday afternoon on the final spacewalk of a marathon assembly mission.

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2008-03-19 00:05:00

Astronauts aboard the space station gave Dextre, the newly assembled robotic handyman, a permanent home outside the orbital outpost on Tuesday.

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2008-03-18 08:10:00

Spacewalking astronauts wrapped up the assembly of a robotic handyman outside the international space station late Monday, equipping the 12-foot tall humanoid with a tool kit, camera and lights.


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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