Crossword clues for orbits
Usage examples of "orbits".
Then there was the small matter of what they would do once they matched orbits with the station.
All you needed was an orbit twenty kilometres above the Ring plane, where you could watch for the infrared signature of reaction drives as scavenger craft matched orbits with their chosen shell sections.
After their orbits were stabilized with a perigee no less than a hundred thousand kilometres, their ores had been mined out and the refined metal sent down to the planet below in the form of giant lifting bodies which coasted through the atmosphere to a splash-glide landing in the ocean.
That does put it rather neatly between the orbits of Jyresol and Boherol.
As their orbits took them over the continent, the sky-havens would hum in dismay.
There was a lot of metallic wreckage, most of it in highly eccentric elliptical orbits, and all of it radioactive.
A series of ellipses appeared on top of the concentric circles that represented the orbits of the planets.
He is responsible for the orbits of about half the periodic comets in the Solar System.
No, one ship lands while the other orbits overhead as a safety measure.
The ships would be equipped with high efficiency engines, massive tanks, and enough reaction mass to match orbits with the nucleus in only three months.
Thorpe belatedly realized, the very fact that he had been looking to divert the comet from Earth guaranteed that the program would choose asteroids with orbits already in the ecliptic.
At the moment, Pluto, Saturn, and Jupiter were all roughly lined up one side of the Sun, with Venus and Earth on the other sides of their orbits, only a few degrees away from the Sun.
The orbits of every planet in the Solar System were going to be very slightly shifted.
Some were moving into higher-inclination orbits, others in a bit closer to or out a bit further from the Sun.
But even the high-end miners who routinely maneuvered their rocks into more convenient orbits never got their boost up over one or two percent of a gee.