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2005-07-29 05:40:10

By Jeff Franks HOUSTON (Reuters) - Astronauts on shuttle Discovery were set to make another inspection of Discovery's wings and belly on Friday for possible damage from flying debris that struck the spacecraft shortly after launch.

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2005-04-16 08:30:00

NASA engineers and managers are evaluating the data from Space Shuttle Discovery External Tank (ET) tanking test Thursday at Kennedy Space Center (KSC), Fla. The tanking test was yet another milestone in NASA's efforts to return the Shuttle safely to flight.

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2005-01-18 15:14:39

A unique "moving van" is getting ready to haul a big load of supplies to space. But first comes precision, pre-flight practice.


Word of the Day
sudarium
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.