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2006-07-17 08:17:47

CAPE CANAVERAL, Florida (Reuters) - The U.S. space shuttle Discovery landed safely at the Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Monday, ending a 13-day mission that may signal NASA's full recovery from the 2003 Columbia disaster. Discovery and its six-member crew made a fiery re-entry into the Earth's atmosphere before gliding to a smooth landing at 9:14 a.m. (1314 GMT). The landing brought a successful end to the U.S. space agency's second shuttle mission since Columbia, Discovery's...


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mundungus
  • A stinking tobacco.
  • Offal; waste animal product; organic matter unfit for consumption.
This word comes from the Spanish 'mondongo,' tripe, entrails.