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2012-11-21 08:29:31

NASA astronaut Sunita Williams, who returned to Earth Sunday after four months on the International Space Station, will be available for live satellite interviews from 6-7 a.m. CST Friday, Nov. 30. To participate in the interviews, reporters must contact Karen Svetaka at 281-483-8684 no later than 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29. Video highlights of Williams' mission will air at 5:30 a.m. before the start of the interviews. Williams, who was born in Euclid, Ohio, but considers Needham, Mass.,...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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