a task or mission performed by an astronaut outside a spacecraft in space.
verb (used without object)
to execute such a task or mission.
the act or an instance of floating and manoeuvring in space, outside but attached by a lifeline to a spacecraft Technical name extravehicular activity
(intransitive) to float and manoeuvre in space while outside but attached to a spacecraft
games A space-combat simulation game for the PDP-1 written in 1960-61 by Steve Russell, an employee at MIT. SPACEWAR was inspired by E. E. “Doc” Smith’s “Lensman” books, in which two spaceships duel around a central sun, shooting torpedoes at each other and jumping through hyperspace. MIT were wondering what to do with a new […]
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noun a hypothetical distortion of the space-time continuum that would allow space explorers to travel faster than light
noun, plural spacewomen. 1. a woman astronaut.
noun 1. a journalist or copywriter paid according to a space rate. Also called space man. Compare stringer (def 6). space writer noun 1. a writer paid by the area of his copy