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2008-02-15 13:26:29

President George W. Bush wants NASA to put a man on Mars. Putting humans on Mars is a lofty goal, and without a major increase in financial backing, it is improbable that it will occur before the 2030s. In order to not fall short of this goal, Scott Hubbard, the former director of NASA Ames Research Center and of the Mars Program, says that he is pleading with the next administration to revisit the requirements to see if international collaboration is a possibility. Hubbard, who is now a...


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penuche
  • A fudgelike confection of brown sugar, cream or milk, and chopped nuts.
'Penuche' is a variant of 'panocha,' a coarse grade of sugar made in Mexico. 'Panocha' probably comes from the Spanish 'panoja, panocha,' ear of grain.
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