Definition of space shuttle in English:

space shuttle

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  • A rocket-launched spacecraft able to land like an unpowered aircraft, used to make repeated journeys between the earth and space.
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    • 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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