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[speys-flahyt] /ˈspeɪsˌflaɪt/
the flying of manned or unmanned spacecraft into or in outer space.
Origin of spaceflight
1945-50; space + flight1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • The finding came in part from research in human spaceflight.
  • Finally, large scale private investment in practical, low cost technologies for human spaceflight is being made.
  • But it should not automatically mean that manned spaceflight be scrapped forthwith.
  • There have always been issues about the safety and cost of human spaceflight.
  • The seat is what specifically distinguishes payload spaceflight from human spaceflight.
  • The attraction of space shuttle launches and spaceflight seems to hold steady regardless of the visitor's age.
  • Those wealthy entrepreneurs all have spaceflight companies.
  • After a three-month spaceflight, a twin set of lunar probes has reached the moon.
  • Exploration alone doesn't justify the expense of human spaceflight.
  • Private spaceflight companies draw ever closer to putting people into space their own way.

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