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2013-07-18 10:23:48

NASA officials Wednesday released a synopsis requesting information from U.S. private enterprises interested in pursuing unfunded partnerships.

Orbital Successfully Launches Antares Test Rocket From Wallops, Virginia
2013-04-21 17:24:31

NASA’s commercial space partner Orbital Sciences Corporation successfully test-launched its Antares rocket Sunday afternoon at 5 p.m. EST after several days of scrubbed attempts.

2013-04-15 19:30:18

The International Space Station’s Expedition 35 crew kicked off the workweek Monday supporting a variety of science experiments, preparing for an upcoming spacewalk and monitoring the departure of a Russian cargo craft.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.