lander lander  /ˈlæn dər/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a town in central Wyoming
  2. (n) a space vehicle that is designed to land on the moon or another planet

Usage(s):

  1. NASA's Phoenix lander is set to touch down in the Martian Arctic on Sunday, where it will start chewing through the permafrost in search of life.
  2. Early pictures revealed that one of the airbags that cushioned the craft during its descent had bunched up in a way that hindered the rover from leaving the lander.
  3. If scientists can fix another balky devicethe lander's 10-ft.

News

  1. Gloucester Police/Fire: Man arrested on warrant

    Glenn Lander, 59, was arrested by police on a warrant at his Western Avenue home Tuesday about 11:59 a.m. Lander was immediately placed in the court's custody. Police received two reports of stolen vehicles Tuesday; one vehicle has been recovered, t
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Gloucester Daily Times

  2. Lady Jets’ Portia McCray signs with Lander University

    South Georgia Technical College Lady Jets sophomore guard Portia McCrary has signed a letter of intent to play basketball with Lander University, a small public university located in Greenwood, South Carolina, for the 2013–2014 season. Lander University plays in the Peach Belt Conference.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Americus Times-Recorder

  3. Four LPD Marijuana Arrests

    (Lander) — Lander Police issued citations to four people Saturday night who are accused of being in possession of a controlled substance, marijuana. Possession citations were issued to 22-year-old Robert Patton and 19-year-old ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Riverton Radio

Quotes

  • "The nickname I use for the lander is, it's a pickup truck," Horowitz said in a Monday news conference from Houston. "You can put whatever you want in the back. You can take it to wherever you want. So you can deliver cargo, crew, do it...
    on Dec 4, 2006 By: Scott Horowitz Source: Washington Post

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