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2009-01-01 15:35:00

Wife of NASA chief Michael Griffin e-mailed a request to President-elect Barack Obama on Christmas Eve urging him to let her husband keep his job.

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2007-07-12 17:00:26

Two top NASA officials, including the man in charge of developing new spacecraft for future missions to the moon and Mars, plan to leave the space agency, a spokeswoman said Thursday.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.