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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
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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