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space shuttle Line breaks: space shut¦tle

Definition of space shuttle in English:


A rocket-launched spacecraft able to land like an unpowered aircraft, used to make repeated journeys between the earth and space.
Example sentences
  • By sheer good luck and brilliant timing, Lee was able to watch the space shuttle Discovery launched while he was there.
  • Neither the space shuttle nor conventional rockets are up to this task.
  • My next day was spent on the Indian river just across from where the space shuttle leaves from its launching pad.
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