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2011-05-03 09:59:51

HMB Endeavour, a replica of the bark Endeavour on which James Cook completed his first voyage of exploration, recently began a trip around Australia. During the early part of that voyage, the space shuttle Endeavour, named for Cook's ship, is spending about two weeks on a voyage of its own, to the International Space Station. Shuttle Endeavour Commander Mark Kelly, a U.S. Navy captain, and Ross Mattson, captain of HMB Endeavour, are on two contrasting voyages. The bark's circumnavigation of...


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  • A beast of burden; also, a beast in general.
'Jument' ultimately comes from the Latin 'jugum,' yoke.
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