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or space ship  (spās′shĭp′)
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(Astronautics) a manned spacecraft
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a spacecraft.
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Noun1.spaceship - a spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)spaceship - a spacecraft designed to carry a crew into interstellar space (especially in science fiction)
ballistic capsule, space vehicle, spacecraft - a craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun
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سَفينَة فَضاء
nau espacial
kosmická loď
svemirski brod
kosmosa kuģis
vesoljska ladja


[ˈspeɪsʃɪp] Nnave f espacial, astronave f
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[ˈspeɪsʃɪp] nvaisseau m spatialspace shuttle nnavette f spatialespace station nstation f spatiale
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[ˈspeɪˌʃɪp] nastronave f, navicella spaziale
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(speis) noun
1. a gap; an empty or uncovered place. I couldn't find a space for my car.
2. room; the absence of objects; the area available for use. Have you enough space to turn round?; Is there space for one more?
3. (often outer space) the region outside the Earth's atmosphere, in which all stars and other planets etc are situated. travellers through space.
(also space out) to set (things) apart from one another. He spaced the rows of potatoes half a metre apart.
ˈspacing noun
the amount of distance left between objects, words etc when they are set or laid out.
spacious (ˈspeiʃəs) adjective
providing or having plenty of room. Their dining-room is very spacious.
ˈspaciously adverb
ˈspaciousness noun
ˈspace-age adjective
extremely up-to-date and advanced. space-age technology.
ˈspacecraft noun
a vehicle etc, manned or unmanned, for travelling in space.
ˈspaceship noun
a spacecraft, especially a manned one.
ˈspacesuit noun
a suit designed to be worn by a ˈspaceman.
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"How do spaceships work?" asked a young patron from the Wauconda Area Library.
Now that the plan to launch spaceships from Al Ain has been green-lighted, officials are set to iron out the details that will make commercial space travel happen "in the next few years".
The company intends to operate a fleet of spaceships out of Spaceport America in the high desert of southern New Mexico.
EDT Friday - Elon Musk said Friday that by 2024, the second SpaceX mission to Mars hopes to fly four BFR spaceships to Mars, two of which will carry cargo - like the 2022 mission - and the other two will carry crew.
Every movie work hard to make them completely different, with different planets, different spaceships, make it new.
However, Spaceship Earth faces far more demanding challenges than human-launched spaceships.
London, July 12 ( ANI ): A builder in UK has claimed that spaceships swooped to steal an old Datsun Cherry car and a pet dog.
It will consist of WhiteKnightTwo (WK2) carrier aircraft and SpaceShipTwo (SS2) manned sub-orbital spaceships. Virgin Galactic will use the vehicles for its planned commercial space flights and the company will operate them from a base in Spaceport America in New Mexico.
But people do not feel gravity because spaceships, and everyone and everything inside them, are in free fall around Earth.
"I think one of the spaceships has come down and hit a tree," she said.
America wants to free up funds to begin work on new spaceships that can travel to the moon, asteroids and other destinations beyond the station's orbit.