a complex of symptoms including nausea, lethargy, headache, and sweating, occurring among astronauts under conditions of weightlessness.
the nausea that people can experience in the gravity-free environment of space
space sickness n.
Motion sickness caused by sustained weightlessness during space flight, usually accompanied by disturbance of the inner ear.
space’sick’ (spās’sĭk’) adj.
noun 1. a stage set, often limited to an arrangement of ramps and platforms, in which actors and set pieces are spotlighted against the bare background of a dark or black cyclorama.
noun 1. an orbiting manned structure that can be used for a variety of purposes, as to assemble or service satellites, refuel spacecraft, etc. space station noun 1. any large manned artificial satellite designed to orbit the earth during a long period of time thus providing a base for scientific and medical research in space […]
noun 1. a sealed and pressurized suit designed to allow the wearer to leave a pressurized cabin in outer space or at extremely high altitudes within the atmosphere. noun 1. any of various types of sealed and pressurized suits worn by astronauts or cosmonauts that provide an artificial atmosphere, acceptable temperature, radiocommunication link, and protection […]
noun 1. U.S. Aerospace. a 7.9-foot (2.4-meter) optical telescope designed for use in orbit around the earth.