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This week's word in the news: CAPSULE

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A capsule is a structure that contains something else, such as medicine. A space capsule is a spacecraft that uses a blunt-body vehicle to reenter the Earth's atmosphere without wings.

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It’s taken six years to forge SpaceX and NASA’s Commercial Crew Program, and on Sunday at 2:48 p.m., a capsule containing astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley splashed down off the coast of Pensacola.
The Chicago Tribune -- 08/03/2020

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