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having a concave shape like a saucer

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LOS ANGELES -- After several weather delays, NASA on Saturday launched a helium balloon carrying a saucer-shaped vehicle high in Earth's atmosphere to test technology that could be used to land on Mars.
NASA's Low-Density Supersonic Decelerator (LDSD) project plans to fly its rocket-powered, saucer-shaped landing technology test vehicle into near-space from the U.
Washington, June 3 ( ANI ): NASA's flying saucer-shaped test vehicle is ready to fly from the US Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility in Kauai, Hawaii, for its first engineering shakeout flight.
HELLEBORUS NIGER (CHRISTMAS ROSE) IT MAY not flower at Christmas, but the Christmas rose is a welcome sight in January, producing large, saucer-shaped blooms with a central area of golden stamens.
It is a saucer-shaped valley which is also known as "Pearl Valley" due to its natural beauty.
Lettuce can be grown in any pot, but where it really scores is in shallow, saucer-shaped troughs, where other veg would need deeper soil to survive.
The fortunes of the saucer-shaped drillship, which worked in the Beaufort Sea late last year, face particular scrutiny because it was a major part of Royal Dutch Shell's controversial and error-prone 2012 Arctic drilling programme.
These clumps of saucer-shaped, brightly coloured blooms look at home in any garden.
The earlier flowering magnolia campbellii mollicomata, planted in 1946 by Honora Keating, is usually covered in pink cup and saucer-shaped large flowers but it didn't do so well this year.
The man who orchestrated a hoax that his child had been carried away on a saucer-shaped balloon, has turned himself in to begin a 90-day jail sentence.
THE parents of a six-yearold boy who was feared to have floated off in a flying saucer-shaped balloon in Colorado, USA, will plead guilty to some hoax charges to keep the family together.
The sides of the resultant specimen are saucer-shaped, which permits the side margin and the deep margin to assume a single plane for histologic evaluation.
The pair ran to a local police station and breathlessly asked the officers on duty to come outside and look across the distance at the glowing-red saucer-shaped object.
Of the 43 presentations, 13 are published here on such topics as lithological and structural controls on the emplacement and morphology of sills in sedimentary basics, constraining melt concentration and strain distribution around basalt dykes in partially molten olivines, and the evolution and morphology of saucer-shaped sills in analogue experiments.