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With any luck, by the time NASA's space probe hits Pluto, you'll be booking a spaceflight with a privately run suborbital airline.
Burt Rutan

Meaning of "space probe" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF SPACE PROBE

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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF SPACE PROBE

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Space probe is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES SPACE PROBE MEAN IN ENGLISH?

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Space probe

A space probe is a unmanned spacecraft that leaves Earth orbit and explores space. It may approach the Moon; enter interplanetary space; fly by, orbit or land on other planetary bodies; or approach interstellar space. Space probes are a form of robotic spacecraft. See list of probes by operational status for a list of active probes; the space agencies of the USSR, the United States, the European Union, Japan, China and India have in the aggregate launched probes to several planets and moons of the solar system as well as to a number of asteroids and comets.

Definition of space probe in the English dictionary

The definition of space probe in the dictionary is a vehicle, such as a satellite, equipped to obtain scientific information, normally transmitted back to earth by radio, about the atmosphere, surface, and temperature of a planet, conditions in space, etc.

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WORDS THAT END LIKE SPACE PROBE

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Synonyms and antonyms of space probe in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «space probe» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF SPACE PROBE

Find out the translation of space probe to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of space probe from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «space probe» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

空间探测器
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

sonda espacial
570 millions of speakers

English

space probe
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अंतरिक्ष यान
380 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Arabic

المسبار الفضائي
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Космический зонд
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

sonda espacial
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্থান সমতল
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

sonde spatiale
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Pesawat ruang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Raumsonde
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

宇宙探査
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

우주 탐사선
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bidang pesawat
85 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Vietnamese

tàu vũ trụ
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

விண்வெளி விமானம்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अंतरिक्ष विमान
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Uzay düzlemi
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sonda spaziale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sonda kosmiczna
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

космічний зонд
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

sonda spatiala
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

διαστημόπλοιο
15 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Afrikaans

ruimte sonde
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

rymdsond
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

romsonden
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of space probe

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «SPACE PROBE»

The term «space probe» is regularly used and occupies the 66.047 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «SPACE PROBE» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about space probe

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QUOTES WITH «SPACE PROBE»

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Burt Rutan
With any luck, by the time NASA's space probe hits Pluto, you'll be booking a spaceflight with a privately run suborbital airline.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «SPACE PROBE»

Discover the use of space probe in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to space probe and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Probie: The Space Probe, Mission One: The Ocean of Europa
The roboT space probe named Probie is being Told abouT his mission To Europa, one of The moons of planeT JupiTer. “You will need To drill Through Thick ice To reach an underground ocean," explains a scienTisT. “You should capTure ...
Gregory Chiaramonti, 2007
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Mission Jupiter:
Describes the history of the Galileo space probe's mission and its discoveries about Jupiter and its moons.
Daniel Fischer, 2001
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Weekly World News
HJIIIIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll | By RAGAN DUNN | A space probe that shot dramatic | photos of heaven earlier this year has now | recorded the voice of God Himself, a top | scientist claims. I Dr. Kurt Bauer, the German ...
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Paper Galaxy: Out-of-This-World Projects to Cut, Fold and Paste
Build a Space Probe and send it exploring in outer space. This Space Probe is an octahedron built from 6 small octahedrons. An octahedron is an 8-sided closed solid figure that has equilateral triangles for all 8 faces. SOLEIL Soleil, or Sun, ...
M. D. Prins, 2007
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The Cambridge Planetary Handbook
14 December 1962 2 April 1964 12 November 1965 16 November 1965 12 June 1967 19 October 1967 5 January 1969 10 January 1969 17 August 1970 27 March 1972 5 February 1974 Mariner 2 space probe launched by US. The probe  ...
Michael E. Bakich, 2000
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GCE A-level Physics Demanding Learn-By-Example (Yellowreef):
A space probe is launched from the equator in the direction of the north pole of the Earth. During the launch, the energy E given to the space probe of mass m is  3 4R GMm E e where G is the gravitational constant and M and Re are the mass ...
Thomas Bond, Chris Hughes, 2013
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Secret Journey to Planet Serpo: A True Story of ...
They formedatypeof repeater systemfor the communications. Not much else is known. The followingisa listof known probes: A. 1965:First deepspace probe, Codename:“Patty” B. 1967: Seconddeep space probe, Codename: “Sween” C. 1972: ...
Len Kasten, 2013
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Space Technology
Space. probes. A space probe is a remote-controlled machine which is used to explore the solar system. Space-probe missions can last many years. Where. used? Space probes are transported from Earth to space by rocket or in a space  ...
Linda Bruce, John Hilvert, Jack Bruce, 2006
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How Do Scientists Explore Space?. Robert Snedden
Index Akatsuki space probe 18-19 Apollo missions 14 Aristarchus (astronomer) 5 asteroids 15, 17, 2O astrobiology 40, 41 astronauts 14, 15, 38, 39 astronomers 5, 6-7, 10, 11, 24, 32, 4O atmospheres 7, 8, 9, 11, 19, 23, 28 Big Bang 35 brown ...
Robert Snedden, 2012
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Space Probes
1960. March: The U.S. probe Pioneer ") becomes the first deep-space probe, transmitting data at distances up to 23 million miles (37 million km). 1962. December: The U.S. Mariner 2 probe flies within 22,000 miles (3 5, 000 km) of Venus, ...
Robin Kerrod, 2004

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «SPACE PROBE»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term space probe is used in the context of the following news items.
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Philae space probe survived temperatures of -150C and will work …
The Philae space probe endured temperatures of -150C (-238F) before waking up ... Scientists from the European Space Agency said the lander managed to ... «Daily Mail, Jun 15»
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European space probe, thought lost, awakes in comet's shadows
Scientists believe the space probe is receiving increasing amounts of sunlight as the comet speeds closer to the sun, enabling its solar panels to produce the ... «Reuters, Jun 15»
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Space probe crashes into Mercury, ending mission
(CNN) NASA says its Messenger space probe crashed into Mercury on Thursday after running out of fuel, ending a nearly 11-year journey that provided ... «CNN, Apr 15»
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Space Probe Quartet Aims To Fly Through Magnetic Explosions
On Thursday, the space agency will launch four identical spacecraft as part of the Magnetospheric Multiscale, or MMS, mission. The probes will remain in space ... «Popular Science, Mar 15»
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Beagle 2 images reveal Colin Pillinger's probe DID land on Mars
The UK Space Agency said it appeared the probe's parachutes had deployed ... the mission were criticised after losing contact with the £66 million space probe. «Daily Mail, Jan 15»
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Rosetta space probe finds that Earth's water did NOT come from …
Results from the Rosetta space probe has proved that water did not come from a comet, as had been previously thought. The Rosetta mission, which made ... «Daily Mail, Dec 14»
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Sleepy space probe New Horizons awakens for close-up with Pluto
(CNN) Three billion miles away from Earth, in an unchartered slice of our solar system, a small space probe is shaking off its deep sleep and getting ready to ... «CNN, Dec 14»
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Japan Space Probe Hayabusa 2 Will Blow Crater in Asteroid
TOKYO, Japan — A rocket carrying a probe that will blow a crater in a remote asteroid in hopes of gathering clues about the origin of Earth was successfully ... «NBCNews.com, Dec 14»
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Space probe Philae phones home from comet – then falls asleep
Scientists with the European Space Agency's Rosetta mission did not know if the robotic probe would be able to re-establish radio contact. But defying the odds, ... «euronews, Nov 14»
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India's space probe sends back first Mars photos
NEW DELHI -- India's space agency released the first image of the crater-scarred and dry surface of Mars taken by the nation's first interplanetary spacecraft after ... «CBS News, Sep 14»

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