lunar module

lunar module
noun Date: 1967 a space vehicle module designed to carry astronauts from the command module to the surface of the moon and back — called also lunar excursion module

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Lunar Module — Module lunaire Apollo Pour les articles homonymes, voir LEM et LM. Module lunaire du programme Apollo …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Lunar Module —   [ luːnə mɔdjuːl, englisch], Abkürzung LM, die Mondfähre des Apollo Programms …   Universal-Lexikon

  • lunar module — noun count a small vehicle used in space for traveling between a large SPACECRAFT and the moon …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Lunar Module — Dieser Artikel behandelt die amerikanische Mondlandefähre des Apolloprogramms. Für die Mondlandefähre des sowjetischen Mondprogramms siehe: Lunnyi Korabl (LK), für die des neuen amerikanischen Mondprogramms siehe: Altair (Mondlandefähre) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • lunar module — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms lunar module : singular lunar module plural lunar modules a small vehicle used in space for travelling between a large spacecraft and the moon …   English dictionary

  • lunar\ module — • L.M. • lunar module • Lem noun Space English that portion of the rocket assemblage on a flight to the Moon in which the astronauts descend to the Moon s surface. Building the L.M. was one of the most expensive parts of the American space… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • lunar module — (often cap.) U.S. Aerospace. the portion of the Apollo spacecraft in which two astronauts landed on the moon s surface and then returned to the orbiting command module. Also called lunar excursion module. Abbr.: LM [1965 70] * * * …   Universalium

  • lunar module — Synonyms and related words: Earth insertion, LEM, LM, apogee, attitude control rocket, ballistic capsule, burn, capsule, deep space ship, docking, docking maneuver, ferry rocket, fuel ship, injection, insertion, lunar excursion module, manned… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • lunar module — noun a spacecraft that carries astronauts from the command module to the surface of the moon and back • Syn: ↑lunar excursion module, ↑LEM • Hypernyms: ↑spacecraft, ↑ballistic capsule, ↑space vehicle …   Useful english dictionary

  • lunar module — noun The spacecraft used in the Apollo missions that was designed for the landing on the surface of the Moon; the lunar excursion module. Syn: LEM, LM …   Wiktionary

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