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noun
(often initial capital letters)U.S. Aerospace. the section of an Apollo spacecraft containing the principal propulsion system, electrical system, water, and other supplies.
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Origin of service module

First recorded in 1960–65
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service module

noun
a section of an Apollo spacecraft housing the rocket engine, radar, fuel cells, etc, and jettisoned on re-entry into the earth's atmosphereSee also lunar module, command module
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