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outer space

n.
Any region of space beyond limits determined with reference to the boundaries of a celestial body or system, especially:
a. The region of space immediately beyond Earth's atmosphere.
b. Interplanetary or interstellar space.

outer space

n
(Astronomy) (not in technical usage) any region of space beyond the atmosphere of the earth

out′er space′


n.
1. space beyond the atmosphere of the earth.
[1875–80]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.outer space - any location outside the Earth's atmosphereouter space - any location outside the Earth's atmosphere; "the astronauts walked in outer space without a tether"; "the first major milestone in space exploration was in 1957, when the USSR's Sputnik 1 orbited the Earth"
location - a point or extent in space
infinite, space - the unlimited expanse in which everything is located; "they tested his ability to locate objects in space"; "the boundless regions of the infinite"
interplanetary space - the part of outer space within the solar system
interstellar space - the space between stars
intergalactic space - the space between galaxies; "the Milky Way travels through intergalactic space"
deep space - any region in space outside the solar system
aerospace - the atmosphere and outer space considered as a whole
Translations
ulkoavaruus
espace extra-atmosphérique
mimozemský priestor
vesolje

outer space

nder Weltraum

outer space

nspazio cosmico
a creature from outer space → un/una extraterrestre m/f
References in classic literature ?
Yet this strangest of all things that ever came to earth from outer space must have fallen while I was sitting there, visible to me had I only looked up as it passed.
Russia and China proposed the establishment of a Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) to make recommendations on Prevention of an Arms Race in Outer Space (PAROS), which has been stalled on the agenda of the Conference on Disarmament (CD) for almost three decades.
But not just this, Tto effectively regulate space and to ensure peaceful use of space it is important to have more effective space laws, while current laws are not so, as many states including China and Russia, deemed them the current laws as defective stating that the ambiguities in Outer Space Treaty (OST) are apparent as itwhich does not prohibit the placement of all types of weapons in outer space.
We are engaged in dialogue on issues related to the drafting, within the Scientific and Technical Subcommittee of the Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, of a set of guidelines for the long-term sustainability of outer space activities," the statement added.
The law of the sea garners most attention, with 12 essays, while outer space and Antarctica draw three each.
This Forum will be the second of three preliminary high level fora for UNISPACE+50, which will contribute to "UNISPACE+50", held in Vienna in June 2018, that will mark the 50th anniversary of the first United Nations Conference on the Exploration and Peaceful Uses of Outer Space.
There is an urgent need to address this issue in order to prevent outer space from emerging as the new realm of conflict and arms race,' he said during a debate on Outer Space matters.
He said developing countries will not carry the burden of non-proliferation, nor would they accept any discriminatory restrictions that hampered their peaceful pursuits in outer space.
Article I of the Outer Space Treaty declares that the exploration and use of outer space shall be "the province of all mankind.
The sociology of outer space comprises but is not confined to:
The program includes participation by Simonetta di Pippo, director of the UN Office of Outer Space Affairs; David Kendall, chair of UN Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space (COPOUS); and Peter Martinez, working group chair of the UN COPOUS' Long-Term Sustainability Working Group.