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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...


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attercop
  • A spider.
  • Figuratively, a peevish, testy, ill-natured person.
'Attercop' comes from the Old English 'atorcoppe,' where 'atter' means 'poison, venom' and‎ 'cop' means 'spider.' 'Coppa' is a derivative of 'cop,' top, summit, round head, or 'copp,' cup, vessel, which refers to 'the supposed venomous properties of spiders,' says the OED. 'Copp' is still found in the word 'cobweb.'
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