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A vehicle used for traveling in space.
vessel, ship, boat, watercraft, aircraft, machine, spacecraft, spaceshipView synonyms
- ‘The spacecraft then will be ready to serve the scientific community for years to come.’
- ‘How much food do we need to have on the spacecraft for the astronauts to go to Mars?’
- ‘In addition, they will also have to operate a manned spacecraft for at least a week.’
- ‘Saturn is to be visited by the Cassini spacecraft in the middle of this year, so keep your eye on it.’
- ‘Its engineers warned that ice from the shuttle or the launch platform could fall and damage the spacecraft.’
- ‘Once it is safely in orbit around the ringed planet, the spacecraft can begin to do its real work.’
- ‘The first extreme condition a spacecraft has to deal with is that of launch.’
- ‘The operations team came up with a plan to roll the spacecraft and warm the hinges with the Sun.’
- ‘Galileo is the first spacecraft to fly by an asteroid and the first to discover a moon of an asteroid.’
- ‘A spacecraft would also have to be designed form scratch and built in under a year.’
- ‘In 1993, Nasa's Observer spacecraft vanished three days before it was due to enter orbit.’
- ‘The experiment will be performed on board the Soyuz spacecraft by the Italian astronaut.’
- ‘This was followed by a simulated separation of the spacecraft from the launcher.’
- ‘It will be the second time American astronauts return to Earth in a Soyuz spacecraft.’
- ‘If all goes well, Messenger will be the first spacecraft to orbit that planet.’
- ‘The spacecraft may tell us more about comets and their place in the solar system.’
- ‘It is rare to have an opportunity to study a small body up close without sending a spacecraft to it.’
- ‘The United States is also planning on launching a lunar spacecraft a few years later.’
- ‘Electrical devices on spacecrafts, satellites, and aircraft must work reliably and efficiently in situations where they can not be easily repaired.’
- ‘The Voyager spacecraft carried a laser disc of Bulgarian folk music to show aliens what life is like on earth.’
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