Definition of “NASA” - English Dictionary


“NASA” in English

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NASAnoun [ + sing/pl verb ]

uk /ˈnæs.ə/ us /ˈnæs.ə/

Examples from literature

  • In 1977, NASA sent two spacecraft, Voyager 1 and Voyager 2, on a mission to explore the planets Jupiter and Saturn. 

(Definition of “NASA” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

“NASA” in American English

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NASAnoun [ U ]

us /ˈnæs·ə/

abbreviation for National Aeronautics and Space Administration (= the US government organization that plans and controls space travel and the scientific study of space)

(Definition of “NASA” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)