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space station

noun

: a large spacecraft in which people live for long periods of time in order to do research and experiments

Full Definition of SPACE STATION

:  a large artificial satellite designed to be occupied for long periods and to serve as a base (as for scientific observation) —called also space platform
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First Known Use of SPACE STATION

1936
SPACE STATION Defined for Kids

space station

noun

Definition of SPACE STATION for Kids

:  an artificial satellite designed to stay in orbit permanently and to be occupied by humans for long periods

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