aerocapture

Aerocapture

https://schema.space/metasat/aerocapture

Description: An orbital transfer maneuver in which a spacecraft uses aerodynamic drag force from a single pass through a planetary atmosphere to decelerate and achieve orbit insertion (source)

Example: None

Synonym(s): None

Element Segments: Space Segment

Element Families: Orbital Mechanics



Crosswalk Identifiers

Freebase https://tools.wmflabs.org/freebase/m/06mp9v
Microsoft Academic https://academic.microsoft.com/v2/detail/2777799566
WikiData Item https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q1746607