spaceworthy

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

space +‎ -worthy, after roadworthy etc.

Adjective[edit]

spaceworthy (comparative more spaceworthy, superlative most spaceworthy)

  1. Suitable for a launch into, or travel through, space.
    • 2007 January 11, Dennis Overbye, “NASA Schedules Flight to Update Space Telescope”, New York Times:
      NASA has set Sept. 11, 2008, as the target date for launching a mission intended to revitalize the telescope and keep it spaceworthy into the next decade, according to a planning document made public by nasawatch.com , an independent Web site.