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2005-09-30 15:55:41

NASA's top official said Friday that the future of U.S. participation in Russian space flights was in doubt.

2005-09-08 12:31:29

A Russian cargo ship blasted off Thursday from the steppes of Kazakhstan carrying supplies for the international space station, a Russian space official said.

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2005-06-02 17:27:47

Born in Cold War secrecy and the scene of Soviet space triumph and tragedy, the Baikonur cosmodrome marked its 50th anniversary Thursday, hailed by the presidents of Russia and Kazakhstan as a technological workhorse on the wind-swept steppes of Central Asia.


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.