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2004-11-30 21:00:08

Dec. 1--STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss. -- When future astronauts try to decide where to place facilities and roads on distant planets, they may get help from a toolkit developed here. Radiance Technologies has won a four-year contract to develop a geospatial technology toolkit for NASA that will be used in manned missions to distant planets. Radiance Technologies will develop the "Planetary Geospatial Exploitation Toolkit," a system that will use geographic and spatial data to analyze...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.