America's New Space "Nodule"

NASA Appropriator Says: Stephen Colbert Is Out of This World

"Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) says 'democracy in orbit' should govern NASA's new space nodule. Congressman Chaka Fattah (D-PA) says every vote counts, even if it's for an election that is out of this world. "NASA decided to hold an election to name its new room at the international space station and the clear winner is Stephen Colbert," said Fattah. "The people have spoken, and Stephen Colbert won it fair and square - even if his campaign was a bit over the top."

Editor's note: Um, Congressman, the portion of the ISS being named is a "Node" not a "Nodule". According to WIkipedia a "nodule" can be: "a small knobbly rock or mineral cluster, such as a manganese nodule; a small aggregation of cells; a lesion similar to a papule; or Root nodule, an outgrowth formed on the roots of legumes that house symbiotic bacteria that fix atmospheric nitrogen and provide it to the plant in exchange for carbon."

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