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300 People Will See Melvin Off: Family and Friends Travel to Florida to Watch Him Lift Off in the Space Shuttle
By A.J. Hostetler, Richmond Times-Dispatch, Va. Dec. 5--Astronaut Leland Melvin is getting some down time with his family as preparations continue for his launch aboard the shuttle Atlantis tomorrow afternoon.
Word of the Day
- A ceramic container used inside a fuel-fired kiln to protect pots from the flame.
The word 'saggar' may come from 'safeguard'.