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2006-08-30 16:41:28

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. -- NASA got more breathing room to launch the space shuttle Atlantis next week thanks to an agreement with the Russian space agency, which has its own spaceflight plans. Both agencies are planning missions to the international space station in September, but both want to avoid a traffic jam at the space station. Tropical Storm Ernesto and a lightning strike on the launch pad forced NASA to delay launch attempts earlier this week. The Russians agreed that a launch as late...


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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.