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FINAL MOTOR [1 record]

Record 1 2017-10-25

English

Subject field(s)
  • Spacecraft
  • Launchers (Astronautics)
DEF

The rocket motor used at the apogee of a Transfer Orbit to direct a satellite into its Drift Orbit.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Engins spatiaux
  • Lanceurs (Astronautique)
CONT

Correction d'orbite : Lorsque la manœuvre nécessite un incrément de vitesse importante de l'ordre du km/s, un moteur spécial est dédié à cette tâche. Par exemple : Un moteur d'apogée pour circulariser une orbite GTO et passer en géostationnaire.

Spanish

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