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Space Observatory's Mission Ends
2013-04-29 15:06:58

The European Space Agency's (ESA) Herschel observatory has officially run out of liquid coolant, ending its mission.


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marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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