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space station

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Space, Astronomy
space stationˈspace ˌstation noun [countable]  TTSa large spacecraft that stays above the Earth and is a base for people travelling in space or for scientific tests
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space stationHowever, this is by no means the first-ever space station.S.-led international space station, as well as Department of Defense cargo and privately owned communications and Earth-observing satellites.Researchers hope to test the device aboard the new international space station.The two crews shook hands and embraced as they mingled aboard the space station.The shuttle was on a curving trajectory towards a point above the centre of the space station.The space station filled the front windows.The space station was an empty hulk.
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