[ speys-kraft, -krahft ]
/ ˈspeɪsˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft /
noun, plural spacecraft.
a vehicle designed for travel or operation in space beyond the earth's atmosphere or in orbit around the earth.
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- spaced out,
Origin of spacecraft
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And now, with Carlson Spacecraft going up in flames, they seemed to be getting closer to their goal.Instant of Decision|Gordon Randall Garrett
/ (ˈspeɪsˌkrɑːft) /
a manned or unmanned vehicle designed to orbit the earth or travel to celestial objects for the purpose of research, exploration, etc
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