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command module

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Space
command modulecomˈmand ˌmodule noun [countable]  TTSthe part of a space vehicle from which its activities are controlled
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command moduleFigure 5.5 Stages in the construction of a command module.Figure 4.21 A view of the Skylab station from the command module used in the third and final mission.Their role was to pull the main three-parachute system from the command module.In the film there is a nice sequence shot out of one of the command module windows.Beneath them the underside of the command module comprised a specially designed shield that protected them from the heat of re-entry.The command module also had provision for storing an emergency water supply added.The command module would then use its parachutes to land.
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