extravehicular

Related to extravehicular: EVA suit, Spacewalking

extravehicular

(ˌɛkstrəvɪˈhɪkjʊlə)
adj
(Astronautics) occurring or used outside a spacecraft, either in space or on the surface of the moon or another planet: extravehicular activity.

ex•tra•ve•hic•u•lar

(ˌɛk strə viˈhɪk yə lər)

adj.
performed or occurring outside an orbiting spacecraft.
[1960–65]
Translations

extravehicular

[ˌekstrəvɪˈhɪkjʊləʳ] ADJfuera de la nave

extravehicular

adj (Space) → außerhalb des Raumfahrzeugs
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By anyone's estimation, a spacewalk - or extravehicular activity (EVA) to use the official term - is extremely dangerous.
Bartolomeo will be launched into the non-pressurized compartment of an ISS refueling vehicle and installed using a robotic system during an extravehicular activity.
The final part of training consists of the preparation for an EVA or extravehicular activity, popularly known as the spacewalk, rendezvous and docking, and performance training.
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The astronaut trains in extravehicular activities, rovers, robotics, maintenance procedures.
Sellers, STS-I2I mission specialist, participates in the mission's third and final session of extravehicular activity.
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