Encyclopedia > Spacecraft

  Article Content

Spacecraft

A spacecraft is a vehicle that travels through space. Spacecraft include robotic or unmanned space probes as well as manned vehicles.

The term spaceship is generally applied only to spacecraft capable of transporting people.

A spacesuit has at times been called a miniature spacecraft or spaceship, emphasizing its purpose of keeping its wearer alive while traveling in the vacuum of outer space.

Some spacecraft:

See also



All Wikipedia text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License

 
  Search Encyclopedia

Search over one million articles, find something about almost anything!
 
 
  
  Featured Article
141

... of the Temple of Antoninus and Faustina in Rome. Change of Patriarch of Constantinople from Patriarch Felix[?] to Patriarch Polycarpus II[?]. Last (6th) year of Yongh ...