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2008-07-10 15:00:08

To: SCIENCE EDITORS Contact: Rob Gutro of NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, +1-301- 286-4044, Robert.J.Gutro@nasa.gov; or Sally Koris of Northrop Grumman, +1-310-812-4721, sally.koris@ngc.com GREENBELT, Md., July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The full- scale model of the James Webb Space Telescope resumes its world tour with a stop in Montreal. The model will be on display July 13 - 20 in conjunction with the 37th Committee on Space Research (COSPAR) Scientific Assembly. The models...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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