space shuttle

a) Any vehicle capable of travelling repeatedly between the Earths surface and outer space carrying people or cargo.
b) Any vehicle capable of repeatedly travelling between destinations in outer space carrying people or cargo.

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  • Space-Shuttle — Die Atlantis startet zur Mission STS 115 Orbiter Länge 37,24 m Spannweite 23,79 m Startgewicht (maximal) 109.000 kg …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Space Shuttle — Die Atlantis startet zur Mission STS 115 Orbiter Länge 37,24 m Spannweite 23,79 m Flügelfläche 249,9 m² …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • space shuttle — space shuttles N COUNT A space shuttle or a shuttle is a spacecraft that is designed to travel into space and back to earth several times. Syn: shuttle …   English dictionary

  • space shuttle — / speis ʃʌtəl/, it. /speis ʃatl/ locuz. ingl. [comp. di space spazio e shuttle spola, navetta ], usata in ital. come s.m. o f., invar. (aeron.) [astronave usata per il lancio e il trasporto di satelliti e di laboratori spaziali, anche… …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • space shuttle — space shut tle, n. a reusable vehicle that can carry people or objects into orbit around the earth and return to be used again for subsequent trips; distinguished from rockets that are used only once. The present (1997) American space shuttle is… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • space shuttle — /spe(i)s&^attJl, ingl. ˈspeɪsˌʃʌt(J)l/ [loc. ingl., comp. di space «spazio» e shuttle «navetta»] s. m. inv. (aer.) navetta spaziale …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • space shuttle — space .shuttle n a vehicle that is designed to go into space and return to Earth several times …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • space shuttle — space ,shuttle noun count a vehicle that travels into space and back to Earth and LANDS like an airplane …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • space shuttle — ☆ space shuttle n. a manned, airplanelike spacecraft designed for shuttling back and forth, as between the earth and a space station, transporting personnel and equipment …   English World dictionary

  • space shuttle — m DEFINICIJA v. šatl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • space shuttle — ► NOUN ▪ a rocket launched spacecraft able to land like an unpowered aircraft, used for journeys between earth and craft orbiting the earth …   English terms dictionary

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