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2009-07-24 11:45:00

Astronauts Chris Cassidy and Tom Marshburn Friday replaced the first of four 375-pound batteries in a spacewalk that could take nearly eight hours, NASA said. The replacement mission was cut short Wednesday after carbon dioxide levels rose in Cassidy's suit. The lithium hydroxide canister that scrubs carbon dioxide from the suit was replaced for Friday's walk, NASA officials said in a release. The astronauts are replacing four Port 6 truss batteries with batteries designed to last more than...


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endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'kardia,' heart.
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