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2008-12-18 09:45:00

The Inauguration Committee for President-elect Barack Obama officially extended an invitation Wednesday for NASA to be part of the 56th Inaugural Parade on Jan. 20. The crew of NASA's recent STS-126 space shuttle mission and other agency officials will join representatives from across the country and our armed forces in this historic parade down Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington following swearing-in ceremonies on the steps of the Capitol. Chris Ferguson commanded the STS-126 mission and was...

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2008-11-10 08:15:00

The seven astronauts aboard the space shuttle Endeavour will spend Thanksgiving in orbit around the Earth.  According to Commander Christopher Ferguson, at least seven turkey dinners have been packed aboard Endeavor for the two-week mission scheduled to lift-off on Friday night. "They've given us the full seven-course Thanksgiving meal, and all we need to have now is the time to eat it," Ferguson said. Their not-so-ordinary holiday meal included rehydratable green beans,...

2008-10-08 15:00:09

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Katherine Trinidad, Headquarters, Washington, +1-202- 358-3749, katherine.trinidad@nasa.gov, or Candrea Thomas, Kennedy Space Center, Fla., +1-321-867-2468, candrea.k.thomas@nasa.gov, both of NASA CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Astronauts Eric Boe and Shane Kimbrough, who both grew up in Atlanta, will make their first journey into orbit on space shuttle Endeavour's mission to the International Space Station. Endeavour is targeted to...


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ween
  • To think; to imagine; to fancy.
  • To be of opinion; have the notion; think; imagine; suppose.
The word 'ween' comes from Middle English wene, from Old English wēn, wēna ("hope, weening, expectation"), from Proto-Germanic *wēniz, *wēnōn (“hope, expectation”), from Proto-Indo-European *wen- (“to strive, love, want, reach, win”).
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