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space shuttle

noun [C usually singular] uk   us  
a vehicle in which people travel into space and back again, sometimes carrying a satellite or other equipment into orbit (= a curved path through space)
Translations of “space shuttle”
in Chinese (Traditional) 太空梭…
in Russian космический корабль многоразового использования…
in Turkish uzay mekiği…
in Chinese (Simplified) 航天飞机…
in Polish prom kosmiczny…
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