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2009-08-14 12:00:00

NASA’s plans to reach the moon by 2020 could be hampered by budget shortcomings, according to a committee appointed by President Barack Obama to review the space agency’s space flight plans.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.