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Science of navigation in space and all of its related human activities.

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A pressurized watertight suit that provides the astronaut with oxygen and protects against solar rays and meteorites during space walks.

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international space station
Complex made up of some 10 modules in orbit around Earth; built and assembled by 15 countries, it is used to conduct scientific and technological research on weightlessness.

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space probe
Unmanned craft launched in the direction of a celestial body in the solar system for purposes of studying it.

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space shuttle
Reusable manned space vehicle composed of an orbiter, two rockets and a fuel tank.

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space launcher
Rocket that serves to place satellites in Earth’s orbit or to send probes into the solar system.