space vehicle


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Noun1.space vehicle - a craft capable of traveling in outer spacespace vehicle - a craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun
cabin - the enclosed compartment of an aircraft or spacecraft where passengers are carried
craft - a vehicle designed for navigation in or on water or air or through outer space
heat shield - a protective covering that protects a spacecraft from overheating on reentry
inertial guidance system, inertial navigation system - a system to control a plane or spacecraft; uses inertial forces
lander - a space vehicle that is designed to land on the moon or another planet
LEM, lunar excursion module, lunar module - a spacecraft that carries astronauts from the command module to the surface of the moon and back
module - detachable compartment of a spacecraft
artificial satellite, orbiter, satellite - man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
space capsule, capsule - a spacecraft designed to transport people and support human life in outer space
space shuttle - a reusable spacecraft with wings for a controlled descent through the Earth's atmosphere
spaceship, starship - a spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)
Translations
véhicule spatial
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It also reflects the advanced stage of the UAE's space sector and our rapidly developing capabilities which, together with our partners at Virgin Galactic and The Spaceship Company, can enable the UAE to contribute to the manufacturing of space vehicles and commence spaceport operations within the next few years.
ua Space vehicle based and operated from the UAE will also be used for space-related research
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Blue Origin's New Shepard was designed to be a fully reusable space vehicle, employing vertical takeoff and vertical landing procedures.
US 8,915,472 B2) in its fairing position, "a launch load from the first space vehicle is transmitted to and borne by the second space vehicle, thereby eliminating the need for Sylda or other reinforcing support structure." Sylda is a support structure made from carbon-fiber.
The docking of service satellite with uncooperative space vehicle can be carried out either by means of constructive elements of the latter, for example, the apogee motor nozzle, or using means of robotic support.
"A cooled hollow superconductive shield is energized by an electromagnetic field resulting in the quantized vortices of lattice ions projecting a gravitomagnetic field that forms a spacetime curvature anomaly outside the space vehicle. The spacetime curvature imbalance, the spacetime curvature being the same as gravity, provides the space vehicle's propulsion.
Sierra Nevada is set to work with the European Space Agency on the Dream Chaser space vehicle under a deal in which Sierra Nevada may use ESA hardware for the crew transport vehicle.
I WAS astounded when I heard that India have sent a space vehicle to Mars at a cost of PS45m.
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Audi AG, a subsidiary of Volkswagen AG (Xetra: VW), is developing a tall, family-oriented version of the A3 compact hatchback, called the 'elevated space vehicle' or 'Spacer'.
The first stage of the space vehicle is manufactured by Russia, combined with a solid-fuelled second stage built by South Korea.