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2008-01-27 09:10:00

While teams of engineers for NASA and its contractors are drawing up plans for a future moon base, other scientists are developing a new wardrobe for spacewalking astronauts -- the first change of garb for the outer space set in three decades. The puffy, white 300-pound spacesuits now worn by American astronauts when they venture into space to assemble additions to the international space station or to overhaul the Hubble Telescope won't work when it comes to romping around the lunar...

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2005-06-02 12:02:24

NASA -- A recent venture into a long-locked room at the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida uncovered interesting artifacts of a by-gone era: retired spacesuits from Americans who trained in the 1960s to be space spies. Two security officers were doing a check of a facility known as the Launch Complex 5/6 museum. NASA Special Agent Dann E. Oakland and Security Manager Henry Butler, of the company that oversees the museum, Delaware North Parks and Resorts, discovered a locked room --...


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kenspeckle
  • Having so marked an appearance as easily to be recognized.
This word may come from the Swedish 'kanspak,' quick at recognizing persons or things, or else from confusion with 'conspicuous.'