lunar excursion module lunar excursion module

Definition(s):

  • (n) a spacecraft that carries astronauts from the command module to the surface of the moon and back

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Usage(s):

  1. Grumman's company was working on the lunar excursion module when, in 1966, diabetic and almost blind, the avid ex-pilot retired as board chairman.
  2. They are at work in the radiation measurement system aboard Lunar Orbiter I and will be used in the Apollo Project's lunar excursion module.

News

  • In education, ‘do we want to get to the moon, or not?’

    Posted Nov. 26, 2013, at 2:11 p.m. An Apollo rocket equipped for direct ascent to the moon — rather than lunar orbit rendezvous involving the famous Lunar Excursion Module — might never have gotten us there. History might never have included a successful Apollo program.
    on November 27, 2013     Source: Bangor Daily News

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