Space Agespace age
[alsos- a-] the period characterized by the launching of artificial satellites and manned space vehicles: regarded as beginning with the launching of the first sputnik on October 4, 1957
also Space Age
The period after 1957, the year in which a spacecraft was first placed in orbit around Earth, marking the beginning of space exploration.
(comparative more space-age, superlative most space-age)
- attributive form of space age