Share this entry

Share this page

space flight

Syllabification: space flight

Definition of space flight in English:

noun

1A journey through space: the 30th anniversary of the first space flight
More example sentences
  • The need for this capability will have an impact on future manned space flights, whose launch windows will probably be constrained by the need for daylight and good weather.
  • Currie has three previous space flights to her credit.
  • On each of my space flights, I tried to share the excitement and purpose of those missions with people throughout the world.
1.1Space travel: the stresses involved in space flight
More example sentences
  • Dr. Goddard is considered to be the father of practical modern rocketry and space flight.
  • Research under these grants will enhance safe human space flight in both the near-Earth orbit, where the International Space Station operates, and in exploration of the solar system beyond Earth orbit.
  • In fact, Russian astronauts use rhodiola to help with mental fatigue and stress during space flight.

Definition of space flight in:

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day terpsichorean
Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
adjective
relating to dancing