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space science

n.
1. Any of several scientific disciplines, such as exobiology, that study phenomena occurring in the upper atmosphere, in space, or on celestial bodies other than Earth.
2. A discipline related to or dealing with the problems of space flight.

space scientist n.

space′ sci`ence


n.
any of the sciences involved in space travel or the exploration of space.
[1975–80]
space′ sci`entist, n.
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