Soyuz

Soyuz

[saw-yooz; Russian suh-yooz]
noun
one of a series of Soviet spacecraft, carrying one, two, or three cosmonauts, who carried out scientific research and developed rendezvous and docking techniques: still used to ferry crews to Soviet space stations.

Origin:
< Russian Soyúz literally, union

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Soyuz (sɔɪˈjʊz)
 
n
any of a series of Russian spacecraft used to ferry crew to and from space stations
 
[C20: Russian: union]

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