space·far·ing (spāsʹfâr'ĭng) n.
The launching of vehicles into outer space.
Engaged in the launching of vehicles into outer space: “efforts in planetary exploration... achieved in cooperation with other spacefaring nations” (Chet Raymo).
  spaceʹfar'er n.

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