Quantcast

Latest Soyuz TM-13 Stories

2005-09-08 12:31:29

MOSCOW (AP) -- A Russian cargo ship blasted off Thursday from the steppes of Kazakhstan carrying supplies for the international space station, a Russian space official said. The Progress M-54 ship lifted off from the Baikonur cosmodrome at around 5:08 p.m. with about 2.8 tons of fuel, food, water and technical supplies, Russian space agency spokeswoman Vera Medvedkova said. The cargo also included a replacement cartridge for the station's oxygen generator. A day earlier, the station's...


Word of the Day
tessitura
  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
This word is Italian in origin and comes from the Latin 'textura,' web, structure.