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command module

n.
The portion of a spacecraft in which the astronauts live, communicate with a ground station, and operate controls during a flight.

command module

n
(Astronautics) the cone-shaped module used as the living quarters in an Apollo spacecraft and functioning as the splashdown vehicle
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.command module - a space module in which astronauts can live and control the spacecraft and communicate with earthcommand module - a space module in which astronauts can live and control the spacecraft and communicate with earth
module - detachable compartment of a spacecraft
Translations

command module

n (Space) → Kommandokapsel f

command module

n (Space) → modulo di comando
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