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

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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.
London, Oct 27 ( ANI ): A radical new unpowered rotor design space capsule could allow astronauts to land anywhere in the world - even on the top of a building - without a single bump.
With US shuttle program closing, the world s astronauts will rely on Russia s space capsules for transit to the ISS at a cost of 51 million dollars per seat until a new American spacecraft can be built by private enterprise, possibly by 2015.
Carbon-reinforced composites were also used on window frames and exterior panels for NASA's later Apollo space capsules, as well as positioning brackets for the lunar excursion module.
Hotels will look like space capsules on legs, with waste gathering units so they do not harm the environment.
The background has been cancelled out; the booths resemble space capsules suspended in a black sky.
We can travel to any continent in hours, and rich men now go joy-riding in space capsules, yet we can still be isolated from former friends living the other side of the Stratford Road.
He smells objects that ride in space capsules with astronauts to make sure there are no foul odors.
The same could not be said about museums showing dinosaurs or space capsules.