aerobraking

Aerobraking

https://schema.space/metasat/aerobraking

Description: A spaceflight maneuver that reduces the high point of an elliptical orbit (apoapsis) by flying the vehicle through the atmosphere at the low point of the orbit (periapsis) (source)

Example: None

Synonym(s): None

Element Segments: Space Segment

Element Families: Orbital Mechanics



Crosswalk Identifiers

Elhuyar ZTH https://zthiztegia.elhuyar.eus/kontzeptua/137671
Encyclopædia Britannica Online https://www.britannica.com/topic/aerobraking
Freebase https://tools.wmflabs.org/freebase/m/011h94
Microsoft Academic https://academic.microsoft.com/v2/detail/2591305
WikiData Item https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q16353