Definition of spaceflight
: flight beyond the earth's atmosphere
Examples of spaceflight in a Sentence
a history of human spaceflight
Recent Examples of spaceflight from the Web
Melvin retired from NASA in 2014, after two spaceflights and four years working in the agency’s education department.
Dinges co-authored research on a spaceflight simulation experiment known as Mars500, developed by the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Another private spaceflight company, Virgin Galactic, founded by billionaire Sir Richard Branson, also derived its launch system from Scaled Composites.
And now, apparently, so have Iran’s ambitions for homegrown human spaceflight.
The year 1961 was a transformative one for human spaceflight.
In addition to providing launch services to the military, DARPA plans to share key design specifications for the XS-1 with commercial spaceflight companies.
Two years ago, the X Prize Foundation awarded $10 million for the first sub-orbital spaceflight.
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First Known Use of spaceflight
SPACEFLIGHT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of spaceflight for English Language Learners
: flight into outer space in a spacecraft
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