lunar-module

lunar module

noun (often initial capital letter) U.S. Aerospace.
the portion of the Apollo spacecraft in which two astronauts landed on the moon's surface and then returned to the orbiting command module. Abbreviation: LM


Origin:
1965–70

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lunar module
 
n
the module used to carry two of the three astronauts on an Apollo spacecraft to the surface of the moon and back to the spacecraft

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