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world space week 2014
2014-10-05 05:59:40

The contribution of satellite navigation to society is serving as the theme of World Space Week 2014, the annual event where astronomy enthusiasts from across the globe pay tribute to how the international space industry has helped to make our lives better.

Celebrations Begin Today With Start Of World Space Week
2012-10-04 11:54:56

Today marks the beginning of World Space Week, a celebration of the contributions of space, science and technology.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.