space capsule

space capsule
Synonyms and related words:
Earth insertion, LEM, LM, apogee, attitude-control rocket, ballistic capsule, burn, capsule, deep-space ship, docking, docking maneuver, ferry rocket, fuel ship, injection, insertion, lunar excursion module, lunar module, manned rocket, module, moon ship, multistage rocket, orbit, parking orbit, perigee, reentry, rocket, shuttle rocket, soft landing, space docking, space rocket, spacecraft, spaceship

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