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Secret Government Satellite Launches From Cape Canaveral
2012-06-29 14:59:02

A secret satellite launched from Cape Canaveral, Florida on Friday morning aboard a Delta IV-Heavy rocket. The satellite belongs to the National Reconnaissance Office, which is keeping its lips sealed as to what the purpose of the orbiter is.

Atlas V Launch Delayed Until Wednesday
2012-06-18 04:34:33

The scheduled launch of an Atlas V rocket carrying a top-secret national security-related payload originally scheduled for Monday morning has been delayed, the United Launch Alliance (ULA) announced on Sunday.


Word of the Day
gammon
  • To play, gamble.
  • To impose upon; delude; trick; humbug; also, to joke; chaff.
  • A deceitful game or trick; trickery; humbug; nonsense.
The word 'gammon' in the sense of 'joke, trick' may come from 'backgammon'.
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