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space shuttle

noun [C]
 
 
a vehicle in which people travel into space (= the area outside the Earth) and back againSpace travel
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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