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Curiosity Sends Back First Color Image
2012-08-07 12:37:50

NASA's Curiosity rover has sent back the first color image of the Martian landscape, taken on the afternoon of the first day after landing.


Word of the Day
mitraille
  • Small missiles, especially grape, canister, fragments of iron, and the like, when fired, as upon an enemy at close quarters.
  • To fire mitraille at.
The word 'mitraille' comes from the Old French 'mitaille', meaning 'small coins', sometimes used to mean 'scrap iron'.