Soyuz: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sô'yz Russ. su&sylpyz'), [key]
— n.
  1. one of a series of Soviet spacecraft, carrying one, two, or three cosmonauts, who carried out scientific research and developed rendezvous and docking techniques: still used to ferry crews to Soviet space stations.
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