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2008-11-24 15:32:33

A proposal was made by the UK's space funding body to send a British spacecraft to the Moon. Proponents say that if the MoonLite project passes the "Phase A" study, the spacecraft would be set to launch by 2014. NASA described the UK's MoonLite proposal plan as "inspirational" and has committed to backing the endeavor. The study will investigate whether the MoonLite mission is technically feasible and whether it will achieve its scientific objectives. A UK-led mission to the Moon would be a...


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mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.