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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...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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