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  • n. A journey, by a manned or unmanned vehicle, into space for a specific reason (normally to gather scientific data)


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  • Gemini VIII was the first space mission to benefit from the alternate-tape system.

    First Man

  • While the press marveled that anyone could be so brave as to fly on the first mission afterChallenger, every astronaut knew it would be the safest space mission ever flown.

    Riding Rockets


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