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2006-01-16 13:48:07

By Anna Willard PARIS (Reuters) - Europe is looking to thumb a ride for its 1 billion euro ($1.21 billion) space laboratory which has been gathering dust on Earth since the U.S. space shuttle was all but grounded after a 2003 crash. The U.S.

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2005-01-19 07:43:07

Russia and the European Space Agency (ESA) signed an agreement allowing Russia to use ESA's sites for space launches and allowing the two sides to freely exchange research and development information.


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.