Definition of unmanned
1 : not manned an unmanned spaceflight
2 of a hawk : not trained
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After a two-day delay caused by thunderstorms, the unmanned Falcon rocket blasted off carrying a Dragon capsule that made a station delivery nearly three years ago.
The unmanned Solar Probe Plus probe is scheduled to launch sometime between July 31 and August 19, 2018.
The agency’s first goal is to send an unmanned weather probe called Hope to Mars in time to mark the nation’s 50th birthday in 2021.
The three person crew sits in a protective capsule in the hull and the turret is unmanned, with the main gun loaded by a mechanical autoloader.
HAL guides Discovery to Jupiter; almost 20 years ago, the United States launched two unmanned Voyager spacecraft, which were largely guided by onboard computers, to Jupiter, Saturn, Neptune, Uranus, and beyond.
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: not carrying or done by a person
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