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2009-04-20 06:25:00

On April 16, NASA moved the first segment of the Ares I rocket's five segment development motor, or DM-1, from ATK Space System's production facility in Promontory, Utah, to the nearby test stand, in preparation for the first ground test, targeted for August. The Development Motor 1, or DM-1, is the Constellation Program's first five-segment, test motor for the Ares I first stage. The Ares I rocket's first stage solid rocket motor will launch astronauts on future missions of exploration...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'