command module

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noun
  1. (often initial capital letters) U.S. Aerospace. the portion of the Apollo spacecraft that contained the crew's living compartment and the on-board controls.

Origin of command module

First recorded in 1960–65
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Related Words for command module

capsule, spacecraft, spaceship, module

British Dictionary definitions for command module

command module

noun
  1. the cone-shaped module used as the living quarters in an Apollo spacecraft and functioning as the splashdown vehicle
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