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clementine

a citrus fruit thought to be either a variety of tangerine or a hybrid between a tangerine and sweet orange

Clementine

A joint mission launched in 1994 by NASA and the US Strategic Defense Initiative Organization with the main aims of testing sensors and spacecraft components over a long period of exposure to the environment of space and carrying out scientific observations of the Moon and the near-Earth asteroid (1620) Geographos. The observations were intended to facilitate a thorough analysis of the surface relief and geology of both the Moon and Geographos by means of imaging at various wavelengths throughout the spectrum from infrared to ultraviolet, laser-ranging altimetry, and charged-particle measurement. The original purpose of these observations was to assess the surface mineralogy of the Moon between lunar latitudes 60° N and 60° S. The probe used for the Clementine mission was launched on Jan. 25 1994 from Vandenberg Air Force Base and achieved lunar orbit on Feb. 21. After completing its lunar investigations on May 7, the Clementine craft was about to maneuver into position to begin the journey to Greographos, when an onboard computer malfunction caused a thruster to fire and remain firing until it had exhausted all its fuel, sending the probe into an uncontrollable spin. Although Clementine remained in an Earth-centered orbit testing its equipment, the planned flyby of Geographos had to be abandoned. Despite being only partially successful, Clementine provided a wealth of photographic and other data. In 1996, analysis of its results led scientists to speculate that there might be reserves of water ice lying beneath the Moon's surface in deep craters whose interiors are in permanent shadow at the lunar poles. See also Lunar Prospector.

Clementine

forty-niner’s drowned daughter; “lost and gone forever.” [Am. Music: Leach, 236]
See: Grief
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Now as a contracted partner with Blue Cross Blue Shield, the Clementine treatment team can reach more families across the nation, allowing their daughters the quality of care that we are committed to providing in a warm, gentle environment that fosters trust, connection and healing," said Lauren Ozbolt, M.
After that festivals in the summer and another US and Canada trip and I guess we need to start thinking about the next My Darling Clementine album too by then.
Clementine loved spending time with her family and friends, especially her grandchildren who were her pride, joy and inspiration in life.
I wanted to tell her where Clementine was, but I figured Franny already knew; she always was the smart one.
Sticky clementine cake This cake contains no flour, it is gluten free and has a great tangy flavour as it uses the whole fruit, skin and all Ingredients 5 clementines 6 eggs 225g caster sugar 250g ground almonds 1 heaped tsp baking powder Method Boil the whole clementines, skins and all for two hours making sure the water doesn't boil dry.
When Ashley meets Clementine she has come to stay at a neighbouring flat and what begins as a teacher/pupil relationship swiftly becomes a father/daughter relationship.
Clementine Sets the Record Straight Clementine Ford tackles daytime television on The Young and the Restless, sets the record "straight" on those L Word rumors, and talks about her life on her terms.
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Churchill, who wrote it to Clementine on July 17, 1915 as he headed to the Western Front, declares his love for her - and begs her not to mourn him too deeply.
1908Winston Churchill announced his engagement to Clementine Hozier.
The master agri-marketers stole the hotel's lobby show with its banner of Clementine hanging from the rafters (inset).
TAKE That star Mark Owen thought he knew how deep one Midland fan's love was when she gave birth at their concert and named the newborn Clementine.