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Canada has made a strong commitment as a partner in the International Space Station and, like the other partners, wishes to see the assembly of this unique orbiting laboratory continue.
Marc Garneau

Meaning of "International Space Station" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

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International Space Station is a noun.
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WHAT DOES INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

International Space Station

International Space Station

The International Space Station (ISS) is a space station, or a habitable artificial satellite, in low Earth orbit. It is a modular structure whose first component was launched in 1998. Now the largest artificial body in orbit, it can often be seen at the appropriate time with the naked eye from Earth. The ISS consists of pressurised modules, external trusses, solar arrays and other components. ISS components have been launched by American Space Shuttles as well as Russian Proton and Soyuz rockets. In 1984, the ESA was invited to participate in Space Station Freedom. After the USSR dissolved, the United States and Russia merged Mir-2 and Freedom together in 1993. The ISS serves as a microgravity and space environment research laboratory in which crew members conduct experiments in biology, human biology, physics, astronomy, meteorology and other fields. The station is suited for the testing of spacecraft systems and equipment required for missions to the Moon and Mars.

Definition of International Space Station in the English dictionary

The definition of International Space Station in the dictionary is an orbiting space station construction of which began in 2001 with the cooperation of 16 nations; used for scientific and space research ISS.

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

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WORDS THAT END LIKE INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

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Synonyms and antonyms of International Space Station in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «International Space Station» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION

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The translations of International Space Station from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «International Space Station» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

国际空间站
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

Estación Espacial Internacional
570 millions of speakers

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International Space Station
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अंतरराष्ट्रीय अंतरिक्ष स्टेशन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

محطة الفضاء الدولية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Международная космическая станция
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

Estação Espacial Internacional
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

আন্তর্জাতিক স্পেস স্টেশন
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

Station spatiale internationale
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Stesen Angkasa Antarabangsa
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Internationale Raumstation
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

国際宇宙ステーション
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

국제 우주 정거장
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Stasiun Angkasa Internasional
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

Trạm vũ trụ quốc tế
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சர்வதேச விண்வெளி நிலையம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

आंतरराष्ट्रीय अंतराळ स्थानक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Uluslararası Uzay istasyonu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Stazione Spaziale Internazionale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Międzynarodowa Stacja Kosmiczna
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Міжнародна космічна станція
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Stația Spațială Internațională
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

Διεθνή Διαστημικό Σταθμό
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

Internasionale Ruimtestasie
14 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Swedish

Internationella rymdstationen
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

International Space Station
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of International Space Station

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION»

The term «International Space Station» is quite widely used and occupies the 46.542 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about International Space Station

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7 QUOTES WITH «INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word International Space Station.
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Marc Garneau
Canada has made a strong commitment as a partner in the International Space Station and, like the other partners, wishes to see the assembly of this unique orbiting laboratory continue.
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Marc Garneau
Through these ongoing activities and possibly in the future, a Canadian will go live and work on the International Space Station and we will continue to make Canadians proud of our achievements in space.
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Marc Garneau
I think the crux of the matter was that if we were going to become partners in, for example, the International Space Station, we had to gain the respect of a country like the United States and particularly its space organization, NASA.
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Marc Garneau
After the Shuttle checks out on its two upcoming flights, it will be ready to take larger components up to the International Space Station later this fall.
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Chris Hadfield
The International Space Station is a phenomenal laboratory, an unparalleled test bed for new invention and discovery. Yet I often thought, while silently gazing out the window at Earth, that the actual legacy of humanity's attempts to step into space will be a better understanding of our current planet and how to take care of it.
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Charles Platt
When the International Space Station is finally launched, it will be fitted with special nickel-hydrogen batteries weighing a total of several tons, with a lifetime of just five years, requiring spares to be brought up from Earth at literally astronomical expense.
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Alan G. Poindexter
I feel privileged and honored to have flown. It's been a tremendous ride, looking back on the legacy and accomplishments, like the Hubble telescope and the launching of the International Space Station in 1998.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION»

Discover the use of International Space Station in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to International Space Station and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Creating the International Space Station
Creating the International Space Station' will be the first comprehensive review of the historical background, rationale behind, and events leading to the construction and commissioning of the ISS.
David M. Harland, John Catchpole, 2002
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The International Space Station
Uses simple text to describe the structure, equipment, crew, and purpose of the space station.
Dana Meachen Rau, Nadia Higgins, 2004
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The Amazing International Space Station
Describes the origins of the International Space Station, explains how it was built, and details the lives and training of the astronauts aboard and some of the experiments they perform.
Yes Magazine, 2003
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The International Space Station: Commercial Utilisation from ...
The present book offers the first overview of applicable law and regulation which is not merely superficial, as well as some directions for future legislative and regulatory developments, written by a number of highly reputed experts in ...
Frans Gerhard von der Dunk, Marcel M. T. a. Brus, 2006
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Beyond the International Space Station: The Future of Human ...
Proceedings of an International Symposium, 4-7 June 2002, Strasbourg, France
Michael J. Rycroft, 2002
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International Space Station: A Space Mission
Discusses the need for the proposed international space station, its design, and purpose, based partly on experiences with space station Mir.
Michael D. Cole, 1999
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The International Space Station: Building for the Future
This volume details for the first time the construction and occupation of the International Space Station from 2002 through to 2008, when it should reach American "Core Complete".
John E. Catchpole, 2008
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The International Space Station
The International Space Station races through space at 17,500 miles per hour. How do people live there? What may they discover? Find out the story of the twenty-first century's great scientific adventure.
Franklyn M. Branley, 2000
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Space Stations: Systems and Utilization
This book describes component technologies, system integration, and the potential usage of space stations in general and of the ISS in particular. It so adresses students and engineers in space technology.
Ernst Messerschmid, Reinhold Bertrand, 1999
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Exploring the International Space Station
What's longer than a football field, weighs more than 450 cars, yet flies miles above Earth's surface? It's the International Space Station.
Laura Hamilton Waxman, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term International Space Station is used in the context of the following news items.
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Astronauts take emergency shelter after junk threatens space station …
A fragment from a Russian weather staellite threatened to smash into the international space station. Photograph: NASA/Getty Images. «The Guardian, Jul 15»
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WATCH: Two MORE 'UFOs threaten International Space Station with …
WATCH: Two MORE 'UFOs threaten International Space Station with dangerously close fly-by'. VIDEO showing what is claimed to be two UFOs ... «Express.co.uk, Jul 15»
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Real-life space drama: Space station crew evacuates to escape pod …
The International Space Station is seen with its full complement of solar arrays from the Space Shuttle Discovery during the STS-119 mission ... «ChristianToday, Jul 15»
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Lincoln students' coding project to be used on International Space
Three Lincoln students have beaten off national competition to see their computer coding ideas used onboard the International Space Station ... «The Lincolnite, Jul 15»
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House committee examines status of International Space Station
On 10 July the space subcommittee of the House Science, Space and Technology Committee held a hearing to examine the operational ... «Physics Today, Jul 15»
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Asteroid Mining Company's 1st Satellite Launches from Space Station
... with Planetary Resources employees, was successfully launched from the International Space Station July 16 to begin its 90-day mission. «Space.com, Jul 15»
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WDRB talks live to International Space Station crew
Expedition 44 Flight Engineer Scott Kelly and Mikhail Kornienko are on-board the International Space Station this morning. Scott, first of all, can ... «WDRB, Jul 15»
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Watch Two UFO Light Orbs Fly Past International Space Station On …
Prolific YouTube UFO hunter Streetcap1 has spotted, on the live video feed of the International Space Station (ISS), two UFO light orbs flying ... «The Inquisitr, Jul 15»
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NASA International Space Station On-Orbit Status 15 July 2015
The trio will launch July 23, Kazakh time from Baikonur for a five-month mission on the International Space Station. Credit: Gagarin Cosmonaut ... «Space Ref, Jul 15»
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Norfolk schoolchildren will be able to speak to astronaut at space …
The international space station where children will be able to contact British astronaut Tim Peake. Picture: AP Photo/NASA, Paolo Nespoli. «Norfolk Eastern Daily Press, Jul 15»

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