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Latest When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions Stories

2008-08-05 15:00:07

WASHINGTON, Aug. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NASA Television will broadcast a special high definition (HDTV) feed of two hours of highlights from America's human spaceflight history as the agency celebrates its 50th anniversary. The NASA HD highlights will be broadcast on Friday, Aug. 8, Monday, Aug. 11, and Tuesday, Aug. 12, from 9 to 11 a.m. EDT on a special feed from NASA TV. The highlights also will be broadcast on standard definition on NASA TV's media channel. The broadcast will...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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