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2007-06-18 15:02:48

U.S. launches secret spy satellites WASHINGTON, June 15 (Xinhua) -- The United States launched a pair of intelligence-gathering satellites on Friday from Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S. media reported. The top-secret satellites were carried by an An Atlas V rocket, which blasted off from Cape Canaveral at 11:14 a.m. Friday local time, and were reportedly to be used to track ships moving at sea. The satellites were launched for the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), a division of...

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  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.