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2007-07-10 21:20:56

To: SCIENCE EDITORS Contact: James Hartsfield of NASA Johnson Space Center, Houston, +1-281-483-5111 HOUSTON, July 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA's Johnson Space Center will host the grand opening of a restored Houston landmark and national treasure, the immense Saturn V rocket resting at the space center gate, on July 20, 38 years to the day after men first walked on the moon. The 30-story tall rocket is part of the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum collection and one of...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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