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2009-09-03 11:23:33

The founder of Canada's Cirque du Soleil announced he'll host a two-hour show from the International Space Station next month. Guy Laliberte, 50, made the announcement in Star City, Russia, where he is in training to become Canada's first space tourist in a Sept.

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2009-06-12 10:45:00

The International Space Station is about to house more astronauts than ever before.

2009-05-13 14:55:00

Two new Canadian astronauts are to begin human spaceflight training at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, the Canadian Space Agency said Wednesday.


Word of the Day
cassation
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").
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