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2010-09-06 06:30:00

A homemade rocket built by two Danes failed during an attempted launch on Sunday due to a technical glitch.

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2010-08-30 14:21:18

Denmark's first privately built rocket launch has been postponed to Thursday because of weather conditions, according to one of its builders.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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