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2011-08-17 06:48:40

Terrence W Wilcutt has been appointed NASA's chief of safety and mission assurance, effective Sept 1.

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Thomas Jones
2012-10-22 11:32:31

Thomas Jones is a former United States astronaut. He was born Thomas David Jones on January 22, 1955 in Baltimore, Maryland and participated in Eagle Scouts as a child. He graduated from Kenwood High School in 1973 and went on to attend the United States Air Force Academy, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in basic sciences in 1977. After completing as a Distinguished Graduate of the Academy, Jones served as an Air Force officer on active duty for 6 years. He then flew strategic...

2012-05-12 09:21:45

Endeavour launched from Kennedy Space Center on September 30, 1994 at 7:16 AM EDT and landed at Edwards AFB on October 11 at 10:02 AM PDT. The shuttle orbited 182 times at an altitude of 120 nautical miles at an inclination of 57 degrees and travelled 4.7 million miles. The mission lasted 11 days, 5 hours, 46 minutes, and 8 seconds. This mission marked the second flight in 1994 of Space Radar Laboratory (first flight was STS-59 in April), part of NASA's Mission to Planet Earth. Flying SRL...

2010-11-17 15:27:18

Jerome Apt is an American physicist and astronaut. He was born Jerome Apt the Third on April 28, 1949 in Springfield, Massachusetts. He graduated high school from Shady Side Academy, and continued on to earn his Bachelor of Arts degree from Harvard College in 1971. He also earned a Doctorate in Physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1976. Upon his graduation, he was a staff member of the Center for Earth and Planetary Physics at Harvard, as well as the Assistant Director of...

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Word of the Day
  • A handkerchief.
  • Specifically— The legendary sweat-cloth; the handkerchief of St. Veronica, according to tradition miraculously impressed with the mask of Christ; also, the napkin about Christ's head (Johu xx. 7).
  • In general, any miraculous portrait of Christ.
The word 'sudarium' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a handkerchief'.