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Definitions for Spaceflight
ˈspeɪsˌflaɪtspace·flight

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. spaceflight, space travel, spacefaringnoun

    a voyage outside the Earth's atmosphere

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  1. Spaceflight

    Spaceflight (or space flight) is an application of astronautics to fly spacecraft into or through outer space, either with or without humans on board. Most spaceflight is uncrewed and conducted mainly with spacecraft such as satellites in orbit around Earth, but also includes space probes for flights beyond Earth orbit. Such spaceflight operates either by telerobotic or autonomous control. The more complex human spaceflight has been pursued soon after the first orbital satellites and has reached the Moon and permanent human presence in space around Earth, particularly with the use of space stations. Human spaceflight programs include the Soyuz, Shenzhou, the past Apollo Moon landing and the Space Shuttle programs, with currently the International Space Station as the main destination of human spaceflight missions while China's Tiangong Space Station is under construction. Spaceflight is used for placing in Earth's orbit communications satellites, reconnaissance satellites, Earth observation satellites, but also for space exploration such as space observatories and space probes, or even for space tourism. Spaceflight can be achieved with different types of launch systems, conventionally by rocket launching, which provide the initial thrust to overcome the force of gravity and propel a spacecraft from the surface of the Earth. Once in space, the motion of a spacecraft—both when unpropelled and when under propulsion—is covered by the area of study called astrodynamics. Some spacecraft remain in space practically indefinitely, which has created the issue of space pollution in the form of light pollution and space junk, which is a hazard to spaceflight. Otherwise spacecraft are terminated by atmospheric reentry, in which they disintegrate, or if they do not, their reentry is mostly controlled to safely reach a surface by landing or impacting, often being dumped in the oceanic spacecraft cemetery. As such spacecraft have been the subject of some space traffic management.

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  1. spaceflight

    Spaceflight is the process of using various types of spacecraft to travel beyond Earth's atmosphere for purposes such as exploration, research, communication, or the operation of space missions. This can involve both manned and unmanned missions, and can take place within the Earth's orbit or extend to other planets, asteroids, or even beyond the Solar system.

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  1. Spaceflight

    Spaceflight is ballistic flight into or through outer space. Spaceflight can occur with spacecraft with or without humans on board. Examples of human spaceflight include the Russian Soyuz program, the U.S. Space shuttle program, as well as the ongoing International Space Station. Examples of unmanned spaceflight include space probes which leave Earth's orbit, as well as satellites in orbit around Earth, such as communication satellites. These operate either by telerobotic control or are fully autonomous. Spaceflight is used in space exploration, and also in commercial activities like space tourism and satellite telecommunications. Additional non-commercial uses of spaceflight include space observatories, reconnaissance satellites and other earth observation satellites. A spaceflight typically begins with a rocket launch, which provides the initial thrust to overcome the force of gravity and propels the spacecraft from the surface of the Earth. Once in space, the motion of a spacecraft—both when unpropelled and when under propulsion—is covered by the area of study called astrodynamics. Some spacecraft remain in space indefinitely, some disintegrate during atmospheric reentry, and others reach a planetary or lunar surface for landing or impact.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Spaceflight in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Spaceflight in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Spaceflight in a Sentence

  1. Robert Mulcahy:

    Being able to participate and help get Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley to the space station for Demo-2 or the Crew-1 mission, those are the big milestones that stand out, these missions are exciting because it returns that human spaceflight capability to the Robert Mulcahy, something that we haven't had since 2011 when the shuttle retired. And that's really inspirational for people across the country and really across the world. I think that the big benefit of these missions launching in a very bleak year.

  2. Richard Simpson:

    What NASA and other space agencies are concerned about is whether or not the immune system is going to be compromised during very prolonged spaceflight missions, what clinical risks are there to the astronauts during these missions when theyre exposed to things like microgravity, radiation and isolation stress? Could it be catastrophic to the level that the astronaut wouldnt be able to complete the mission?

  3. Dean Cheng:

    In the first place, any crewed mission is significant, if only because space travel by humans remains a risky endeavor, this will certainly be their longest mission, which is quite impressive when you consider how early it is in their human spaceflight regimen.

  4. Rosie Farrar:

    Leanne Caret's flying for everyone on our team who took on the challenge of human spaceflight and said,' We can do it,'.

  5. Richard Simpson:

    I don't think there's any doubt that NK-cell function is decreasing in the spaceflight environment when analyzed in a cell culture system.

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