• Definition for "aerobraking"
    • the utilization of atmospheric drag in the place…
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  • Sentence for "aerobraking"
    • Using a new procedure called aerobraking,…
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aerobraking definition

  • noun:
    • the utilization of atmospheric drag in the place of onboard thrusters to cut back the velocity of a satellite or spacecraft.
    • making use of atmospheric drag to reduce the velocity of a spacecraft, specially so as to establish a stable orbit and to lower gas consumption
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