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2010-09-16 07:23:22

NASA invites the public to join a bilingual online chat on Thursday, Sept. 23. The chat is NASA's first hosted in Spanish and English on the agency's website. Participants in the live chat will be able to interact in English and Spanish with NASA pilot Herman Posada. He pilots the agency's unique Ikhana and Global Hawk unmanned aircraft into dangerous conditions such as wildfires and hurricanes. When Posada sits at the controls and flies the aircraft, he is not in their cockpits, but at a...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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