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2008-10-08 15:00:09

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Katherine Trinidad, NASA Headquarters, Washington, +1- 202-358-3749, katherine.trinidad@nasa.gov, or Candrea Thomas, NASA Kennedy Space Center, Fla., +1-321-867-2468, candrea.k.thomas@nasa.gov CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct.

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2006-12-09 19:50:00

Flashes of flame from space shuttle Discovery lit up the darkened sky Saturday as the space shuttle blazed off the launch pad for the first nighttime liftoff in four years.


Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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