lunar excursion module(redirected from Apollo Lunar Module)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
lunar excursion module[′lü·nər ik¦skər·zhən ¦maj·ül]
A manned spacecraft designed to be carried on top of the Apollo service module and having its own power plant for making a manned landing on the moon and a return from the moon to the orbiting Apollo spacecraft. Abbreviated LEM. Also known as lunar module (LM).
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.