Presently, a new orbital station of Russia is under consideration.
What does OS stand for?
OS stands for Orbital Station
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 53 other meanings of OS in our Acronym Attic
- Operational Superintendence (on overtime forms)
- Operationalizing the Strategy
- Operations Specialist (USN Rating)
- Operations Squadron
- Operations Support (various organizations)
- Operator Services (various agencies)
- Operserv (IRC Operator Server)
- Optical Scanning
- Optical Sight
- Optical Silicon (semiconductor chip components)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The crew will conduct 34 experiments during their 172-day mission in the orbital station.
Russian Soyuz-family spacecraft remain the only means of transportation for crew members to and from the orbital station until at least 2015.
In the same way, the fear factor is largely gone from China's plans for a lunar orbital station, France's commercial satellite-launching service, and Russia's attempts to stay in the game.
MirCorp's next manned mission will be launched to Mir in early 2001, with two Russian cosmonauts spending several months aboard the orbital station.
Valuable medical research was done on the Skylab orbital stations in the 1970s.
KHRUNICHEV is world renown for its design, engineering, production, and exploitation of launch vehicles and spacecraft of various types including the launch vehicle `Proton' and orbital station `Mir.
NASA also awarded SpaceX a Commercial Crew Development contract in April 2011 to develop a reusable spacecraft to carry up to seven astronauts, or a combination of personnel and cargo, to and from the orbital station.