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.
noun 1. Also called space-time continuum. the four-dimensional continuum, having three spatial coordinates and one temporal coordinate, in which all physical quantities may be located. 2. the physical reality that exists within this four-dimensional continuum. adjective 3. of, relating to, or noting a system with three spatial coordinates and one temporal coordinate. 4. noting, pertaining […]