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spacecraft

[ speys-kraft, -krahft ]
/ ˈspeɪsˌkræft, -ˌkrɑft /
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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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Origin of spacecraft

First recorded in 1955–60; space + craft
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British Dictionary definitions for spacecraft

spacecraft
/ (ˈspeɪsˌkrɑːft) /

noun
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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