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Definition of Soyuz
1. a Soviet manned spacecraft [n -ES]
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Soyuz
soyuz (current term)
Literary usage of Soyuz
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Troubled Birth of Russian Democracy: Parties, Personalities, and Programs by Michael McFaul, Sergei Markov (1993)
"At the time of its creation, soyuz was a small collection of people's ... By the time of its constituent congress, December 1-2,1990, soyuz had grown to ..."
2. Salyut: Soviet Steps Toward Permanent Human Presence in Space: A Technical (2008)
"The clue to the intended function of the soyuz was to be found in the name "Union ... Internal crew transfer was not accomplished until soyuz 11 docked with ..."
3. Space Flight: The First Thirty Years (1993)
"Like the Apollo command module, the two-man soyuz capsule flown by the Soviets had debuted in 1967. On board the Soviet spacecraft were Alexei Leonov, ..."
4. Space Handbook: A War Fighter's Guide to Space by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"This agreement was the beginning of the Apollo/soyuz Test Program (ASTP), which developed rescue systems for saving astronauts and cosmonauts in emergencies ..."