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Students Prepping For International Rocket Launch
2013-01-08 16:09:13

Extraordinary opportunities are available at the University of Alberta, if you just try. It’s a lesson not lost on a trio of mechanical engineering students who will be launching a rocket in Norway as part of an international exchange program.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.