In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- For interplanetary missions, such windows are much stricter than for satellites orbiting the Earth.
- That means interplanetary missions would no longer need to wait for a ‘shortest journey’ launch window.
- The real payoff in present terms is the spinoff technology that will be used for future lunar and interplanetary missions.
- Its principal responsibilities are to support interplanetary spacecraft missions and radio and radar astronomy observations.
- But on interplanetary missions, astronauts will experience this damaging radiation full force.
- These flowing charged particles constitute and interact with an interplanetary magnetic field.
- Generally a spacecraft is first placed in an Earth parking orbit, and from there is given another boost to give it the appropriate interplanetary trajectory.
- However, planning interplanetary journeys is more complicated than just taking account of the distances.
- The ringed world of Saturn is almost a year of interplanetary travel away.
- The amount and efficiency of the energy released by fusion makes it a good candidate for interplanetary travel.
- Orion was originally designed as an interplanetary spacecraft for missions to the Moon or Mars, but the design was adapted for interstellar travel.
- In addition, most upper stages that are used to propel systems to high orbits or even into interplanetary trajectories are also solid-fuel systems.
- Fragments of asteroids and comets pervade interplanetary space.
- I am now personally accountable for some of the solar system's interplanetary debris.
- The Judges would select a developing planet that was about to develop interplanetary travel to which to send a subject for five years.
- Modern interplanetary spacecraft explore their target planets and moons with the aid of robots, and these robots are also becoming very small.
- The shuttle was everyone's competitor, from small low Earth orbit payloads to big interplanetary missions.
- In interplanetary space, the fast wind often collides with the slow wind.
- If plans for interplanetary human space missions are to be realised, with a return journey of up to a couple of years, future astronauts will have to be able to act during a medical emergency.
- Parker also showed how the solar wind would carry the solar magnetic field into interplanetary space.
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