a U.S. solid-propellant rocket used to boost a medium-weight spacecraft from a circular low-earth orbit to an elliptical transfer orbit for later insertion into a geosynchronous orbit.
[pey-loh-der] /ˈpeɪˌloʊ dər/ noun 1. a heavy, wheeled vehicle with a large, movable blade or scoop at the front.
noun 1. an astronaut trained to handle highly complex or classified equipment carried aboard a space shuttle and to conduct experiments in space. 2. a specialist in transporting cargo.
[pey-mas-ter, -mah-ster] /ˈpeɪˌmæs tər, -ˌmɑ stər/ noun 1. a person authorized by a company, government, etc., to out wages or salaries, especially in the military. /ˈpeɪˌmɑːstə/ noun 1. an official of a government, business, etc, responsible for the payment of wages and salaries
[pey-muh nt] /ˈpeɪ mənt/ noun 1. something that is ; an amount ; compensation; recompense. 2. the act of . 3. reward or punishment; requital. /ˈpeɪmənt/ noun 1. the act of paying 2. a sum of money paid 3. something given in return; punishment or reward n. late 14c., from Old French paiement (13c.), from […]