space capsule


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Synonyms for space capsule

a spacecraft designed to transport people and support human life in outer space

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The space capsule - just slightly smaller than the real thing - has been constructed by Blaydon-based Sheridan Design, whose team created The Word's former big shows including last year's popular Monsters!
The space capsule did not have people on board, but it has a female crash-test dummy named "Ripley" and 400 lbs of cargo.
The space capsule carrying Russian cosmonaut Alexander Misurkin and two NASA astronauts - Joseph Acaba and Mark Vande Hei - landed at 05:31 Moscow time (02:31).
On Saturday Maj Peake and crew mates American Nasa astronaut Colonel Tim Kopra and Russian cosmonaut Yuri Malenchenko made the trip back to Earth in a tiny Soyuz space capsule measuring just over six feet across.
His space capsule parachuted down onto a remote patch of the vast Kazakhstan steppe to land on a cushion of fire from its retro rockets at 10.15am UK time.
A space capsule carrying the 44-year-old dad is due to land in the scrublands of Kazakhstan at 10.15am.
Their Soyuz space capsule set off from Russia's manned space launch facility on the steppes of Kazakhstan at 1:42 a.m.
Meanwhile, another report named The Kidnapping of the Lunik revealed how American operatives stole a Soviet space capsule called the Lunik during a Soviet exhibition tour, and returned it later after gathering intelligence on Soviet space capability, the report said.
The Soviet space capsule, which circled the earth twice in 1977 and 1978, was most recently on display in Riyadh at the King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology.
The sale of the distinctive piece will signify the first time that a space capsule will be auctioned in Europe.
Iran plans to send the second monkey into space aboard the Pishgam (Pioneer) II space capsule within 45 days, Iran Space Agency director Hamid Fazeli told reporters in Tehran on Saturday.
Q WE have been clearing out our loft and have found a genuine Action Man Space Capsule, including the original action man astronaut.
MOSCOW -- A Soyuz space capsule carrying an American astronaut and two Russian cosmonauts has landed on the steppes of Kazakhstan, returning the three men to Earth after a 144-day mission to the International Space Station.
The Dragon unmanned space capsule carrying supplies for the International Space Station blasted off Friday on a rocket built by Space Exploration Technologies Corp., or Space X, but was temporarily affected by a technical problem, the rocket builder said.
Kennedy Space Center is in the midst of a transition to support a planned heavy-lift rocket and deep space capsule able to fly astronauts to destinations beyond the International Space Station's 250-mile (402 km) orbit.