command module


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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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The command module was the main vehicle the astronauts would use for the trip.
IT reached moon orbit on July 19, and a day later, the Eagle lander detached from the Columbia command module, leaving pilot Michael Collins in orbit, while Aldrin and Armstrong descended.
The third and final "car" to land on the moon was the (https://images.nasa.gov/details-as17-134-20473.html) Apollo 17 rover , which astronauts Gene Cernan and Jack Schmitt used to cover the terrain while Ron Evans continued to orbit in the command module.
After first walking on the Moon on July 20 1969, the Apollo 11 crew of Armstrong, Aldrin and their command module pilot Michael Collins returned safely to Earth.
A fire swept through the Command Module killing all three.
The command module Columbia was also part of the launch vehicle, and it stayed in orbit around the moon as the Eagle made its historic trip.
Installation of additional equipment SAP on the finished surface of the connection - Control command module EKS-4001 with a single housing 5.
David Worden acted as command module pilot, David R.
The yellowing image, which was stored away in command module Yankee Clipper as a joke, will go to the highest bidder.
The balloon will soon be displayed alongside Charles Lindbergh's Spirit of St Louis airplane, Orville and Wilbur Wright's 1903 flyer and the Apollo 11 command module from man's first mission to the moon.
Also playing a role in the exploration program is a team from Otto Engineering, the Carpentersville manufacturer chosen to create switches for the spacecraft's command module.
After staying on the moon for almost a whole day, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin packed up and launched the lunar module Eagle back toward the command module Columbia, where Michael Collins was waiting for them and took this (https://images.nasa.gov/#/details-KSC-as11-44-6642.html) photo .

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