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spacecraft

[speys-kraft, -krahft] /ˈspeɪsˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft/
noun, plural spacecraft.
1.
a vehicle designed for travel or operation in space beyond the earth's atmosphere or in orbit around the earth.
Origin of spacecraft
1955-1960
1955-60; space + craft
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  • And now, with Carlson spacecraft going up in flames, they seemed to be getting closer to their goal.

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spacecraft

/ˈspeɪsˌkrɑːft/
noun
1.
a manned or unmanned vehicle designed to orbit the earth or travel to celestial objects for the purpose of research, exploration, etc
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