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2012-07-12 09:48:51

The Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. has partnered with Google to launch a new indoor map application this week to help visitors navigate 17 of the Smithsonian’s museums.

Shuttle Enterprise To Fly Over New York City April 23
2012-04-17 04:05:15

NASA's 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft (SCA) with space shuttle Enterprise mounted atop will fly at a relatively low altitude over various parts of the New York City metropolitan area on Monday, April 23.

2012-03-11 06:52:36

NASA and the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum will invite 30 of their social media followers to the first "NASA Social" on April 19 to welcome space shuttle Discovery to the national collection.

Discovery Powered Down One Last Time
2011-12-19 12:57:33

NASA powered down its space shuttle Discovery for the final time last Friday at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, after the vehicle was "unplugged" inside Orbiter Processing Facility-1 (OPF-1) in Florida.

2011-06-25 00:00:30

A connection between a stuttering research institute and the National Air and Space Museum may seem unusual.


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cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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