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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.
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(Astronomy) (not in technical usage) any region of space beyond the atmosphere of the earth
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1. space beyond the atmosphere of the earth.
2. deep space.
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|Noun||1.||outer 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
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n → der Weltraum
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