What to Get Space Station on 10th Anniversary -- a Name

Does the International Space Station really need a name? Isn't ISS enough? Maybe. Maybe not. It once was known as Alpha. President Reagan wanted to name it Freedom, but that name didn't take. Parts of the space station have names: Zarya, Kibo, Destiny, Harmony and Columbus, but the entire assembly is just the plain-old, clunky, wordy International Space Station. The space shuttles all have names. Atlantis, Discovery, Endeavour. The commanders and pilots who fly the orbiters describe...Full Story
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