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2012-01-20 05:17:48

NASA Television will provide live coverage of the launch and docking of the next spacecraft to resupply the International Space Station. Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank of NASA and his five crewmates will be standing by as the unpiloted Russian ISS Progress 46 resupply craft launches Wednesday, Jan. 25, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, to deliver almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the complex. The new Progress craft is scheduled to launch at 5:06 p.m. CST on...

2011-10-27 04:16:34

NASA Television will provide live launch coverage of a Russian Progress cargo spacecraft on Sunday, Oct. 30, from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. NASA TV coverage will begin at 5 a.m. CDT, with launch scheduled for 5:11 a.m. (4:11 p.m. Baikonur local time). The International Space Station (ISS) Progress 45 spacecraft will deliver almost three tons of food, fuel and supplies to the space station three days later. This will be the first launch of a Progress vehicle and its Soyuz...


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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