Capcomor less commonly
Definition of capcom
: a member of the ground support staff for a manned space mission who is responsible for communicating via radio with the crew during the mission All the astronauts chosen as capcoms automatically become members of a flight's support team, attending training sessions and computer-simulated practice flights along with the actual crew. — Susan Okie
Origin and Etymology of capcom
First Known Use: 1961See Words from the same year
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