NASA Gives Martian Rocks Cypriot Names

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NASA Gives Martian Rocks Cypriot Names
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NASA  officially named two rocks on Mars with words from the Cypriot dialect earlier this week.

The rocks were named in honor of the 33-year-old Greek-Cypriot scientist Dr. Konstantinos Charalambous, who works for NASA’s ”InSight Mission.”

Dr. Charalambous was given the opportunity to choose several words from the Cypriot dialect, and the rocks will forever be known by those names.

The scientist provided NASA with the words, their meaning and the reason he chose them, and then members of NASA made the final...


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NASA Gives Martian Rocks Cypriot Names


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