spacecraft

spacecraft
Synonyms and related words:
ATDA, ATS, Alouette, Anna, Apollo, Ariel, Atlas-Score, Biosatellite, Comsat, Cosmos, Courier, Diapason, Discoverer, ERS, Early Bird, Earth insertion, Echo, Elektron, Explorer, GATV, Gemini, Injun, Intelsat, LEM, LM, Lofti, Luna, Lunar Orbiter, Lunik, Mariner, Mars probes, Mercury, Midas, Nimbus, OAO, OGO, OSO, Pageos, Pegasus, Pioneer, Proton, Ranger, Relay, Samos, San Marco, Secor, Sputnik, Surveyor, Syncom, Telstar, Transit, Vanguard, Viking, Voskhod, WRESAT, Zond, apogee, artificial satellites, 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 capsule, space docking, space rocket, spaceship

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  • spacecraft — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. spaceship, rocket, transport (see astronautics). II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. rocket, spaceship, shuttle, space shuttle, space station, satellite, flying saucer, capsule, unidentified flying object (UFO),… …   English dictionary for students

  • spacecraft — UK [ˈspeɪsˌkrɑːft] / US [ˈspeɪsˌkræft] noun [countable] Word forms spacecraft : singular spacecraft plural spacecraft a vehicle that can travel in space …   English dictionary

  • spacecraft — n. a manned spacecraft (see the Usage Note for ship) * * * [ speɪskrɑːft] a manned spacecraft (see the Usage Note for ship) …   Combinatory dictionary

  • spacecraft — [[t]spe͟ɪskrɑːft, kræft[/t]] N COUNT (spacecraft is both the singular and the plural form.) A spacecraft is a rocket or other vehicle that can travel in space …   English dictionary

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