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Re: starship-design: Credit where credit is due...

In a message dated 7/6/00 8:37:18 PM, lparker@cacaphony.net writes:

>Kind of off topic, but I would like to give credit where credit is
>CNN recently ran a story from which this is exerted:
>"Last year China conducted its first unmanned test of the Shenzhou,
>which safely touched down in Inner Mongolia after orbiting Earth for
>21 hours."
>The important point here is the reference to Earth as "Earth" not "the
>Earth" which the astronomical community has long maintained is
>incorrect. It seems someone was listening!
>L. Parker

I'm sure it was just a typo.  I can't see CNN being that accurate.  ;)