Definitions

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. either of two Soviet space stations launched in the 1970s

Etymologies

Sorry, no etymologies found.

Examples

  • Fidel Castro Ruz, Leonid Brezhnev, the cosmonauts accompanying them went inside the "Salyut" station.

    CASTRO, BREZHNEV TOUR COSMONAUT TRAINING CENTER

  • They also saw another trainer, the "Salyut" station. the 23-metre cylinder in which the latest equipment has been installed, is a precise replica of the first long-term orbital station.

    CASTRO, BREZHNEV TOUR COSMONAUT TRAINING CENTER

  • The 'Salyut' was Russia's space station while USA named its station as 'Skylab'.

    undefined

  • These secret military spaceships were intended to spy on the Soviet Union's cold-war enemies from on high, under the pretence that they were civilian "Salyut" research stations.

    The Register

  • The Soyuz and Protons have been doing automated rendezvous for decades with the ISS, MIR, and even Salyut programs.

    Confusion over "The Pentagon's Rockets" - NASA Watch

  • Coincidentally all serious projects to get into space (Soyuz-Progress, Mir/Salyut, ISS, Bigelow) beyond a sortie (solo Shuttle, Apollo, CxP apparently) are all highly modular and fit in that payload range.

    Moon Outpost or Bust - NASA Watch

  • For example, consider the disparity in flight rates between Saturn 1B and Saturn V during the Skylab program or between the Soyuz and Proton in the Russian Salyut & Mir programs.

    Ares V - Ares 1 = Ares IV - NASA Watch

  • Salyut, Mir and especially ISS are exemplars of this strategy.

    Proponents of DIRECT Offer Rebuttal to NASA's Analysis - NASA Watch

  • My guess is, Tiangong-1 is supposed to be a man-tended research station, similar to, but smaller than, the first generation Salyut. libs0n

    China Space Update - NASA Watch

  • Actually, the first version of "Discovery" would probaly resemble the older (And very small) Salyut space station with a propulsion module for Earth departure and return bolted on to it.

    Where Next? - NASA Watch

Wordnik is becoming a not-for-profit! Read our announcement here.

Comments

Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.