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2006-07-18 19:01:43

With a bit of poetic flair, space shuttle Discovery's astronauts thanked several hundred people Tuesday who welcomed them home to Texas.

2006-06-28 08:20:00

Perched on the end of a 100-foot (30-meter) pole, shrouded in darkness and floating in space, British astronaut Piers Sellers may be forgiven a moment of trepidation.


Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
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