Splashdown



noun
1.
the landing of a space vehicle in a body of water, especially the ocean.
2.
the exact place where such a landing is made.
3.
the time of such a landing.
noun
1.
the controlled landing of a spacecraft on water at the end of a space flight
2.
the time scheduled for this event
verb
3.
(intransitive, adverb) (of a spacecraft) to make a splashdown

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