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Soyuz Rocket Launches Second Pleiades Satellite
2012-12-03 05:23:30

A Soyuz rocket carrying an Earth observation satellite has lifted off from a spaceport in French Guiana, officials from the Russian national space agency (Roscosmos) announced on Sunday.

2012-11-28 16:40:28

NASA and the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) will hold two briefings on Wednesday, Dec. 5, beginning at 8 a.m. CST, to preview the upcoming yearlong expedition by two crew members aboard the International Space Station. NASA Television and the agency's website will carry the briefings live.

Astronauts Chosen For Year Long ISS Mission In 2015
2012-11-26 08:52:05

NASA, the Russian Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos), and their international partners have selected two veteran spacefarers for a one-year mission aboard the International Space Station in 2015.

Severed Cable Drops Russia's Communication With Space Station
2012-11-14 17:25:28

NASA said on Wednesday that a cut found in Russia's communications link with the International Space Station was not serious. The US space agency added that the problem would likely be fixed within an hour, and that it "happens from time to time."

British Singer Sarah Brightman To Visit International Space Station
2012-10-11 07:58:32

One of Britain’s most beloved sopranos, Sarah Brightman, is making plans to fly to the International Space Station (ISS) in 2013.

Yearlong ISS Mission Approved
2012-10-07 10:00:38

In order to collect scientific data needed to allow astronauts to depart for new destinations in the Solar System, two crew members will be spending an entire year living on the ISS.

Year-Long Manned Missions In Space Could Be A Reality By 2015
2012-10-03 09:40:33

It has been decided by International Space Station (ISS) partners that special crews aboard the orbiting lab will partake in year-long missions potentially beginning in March 2015...

Top Russian Space Official Resigns After Proton-M Rocket Failure
2012-08-17 08:26:19

Ten days after a Russian space rocket failed to put two communication satellites into orbit, the head of the company in charge of building the particular rocket handed his resignation.


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inwit
  • Inward knowledge; understanding; conscience.
The word 'inwit' comes from Middle English inwit ("mind, reason, intellect, understanding; soul, spirit; feeling; the collection of inner faculties; one of five inner faculties; one of the outer bodily senses.; inward awareness of right or wrong, conscience"), from Old English *inwitt, inġewitnes ("consciousness, conscience, knowledge, knowing"), equivalent to in- +‎ wit. (Wiktionary)
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