Definition of extravehicular in English:

extravehicular

adjective

  • Relating to an activity performed in space outside a spacecraft.

    • ‘We are currently hiring suitable candidates for extravehicular repair work for an upcoming mission to the International Space Station.’
    • ‘Besides logging more than 259 hours in space, he has more than 14 hours of extravehicular activity, or spacewalking.’
    • ‘In addition, the pilot may assist in the deployment and retrieval of satellites using the remote manipulator system, in extravehicular activities, and in other payload operations.’
    • ‘That's where astronauts practice extravehicular activities, more commonly known as spacewalks.’
    • ‘Two projects focus on advanced technologies for extravehicular activity.’

Pronunciation:

extravehicular

/ˌekstrəvēˈhikyələr/