space station

space station
space station space" sta`tion, n. a manned artificial satellite orbiting the earth designed for extended occupation and use by multiple crews in succession. [PJC]

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  • Space station — The International Space Station in May 2011 A space station (or orbital station) is a spacecraft capable of supporting a crew which is designed to remain in space (most commonly in low Earth orbit) for an extended period of time, and to which… …   Wikipedia

  • Space Station 3D — La Station Spatiale Internationale à son état d avancement à la fin du tournage (2002) Space Station 3D est un film reportage en Imax 3D sorti en 2002. Il retrace la construction de la Station spatiale internationale, plus particulièrement durant …   Wikipédia en Français

  • space station — noun a manned artificial satellite in a fixed orbit designed for scientific research • Syn: ↑space platform, ↑space laboratory • Hypernyms: ↑satellite, ↑artificial satellite, ↑orbiter • Instance Hyponyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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