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PHASE PROPULSION [1 record]

Record 1 2007-08-21

English

Subject field(s)
  • Missiles and Rockets
  • Launching and Space Maneuvering
  • Spacecraft
DEF

That part of the ballistic missile flight path that begins at launch and lasts from 80 seconds up to five minules.

CONT

We can distinguish 2 phases of flight; the boost phase [and] the coast phase. The boost phase itself is divided in 3 steps; the ejection of the launcher, the "water boost" phase [and] the "gas boost" phase.

OBS

boost phase: term extracted from the "Disarmament and Peace Keeping" glossary with the permission of the United Nations Office at Geneva.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Missiles et roquettes
  • Lancement et manœuvres dans l'espace
  • Engins spatiaux
CONT

La phase de propulsion dure environ 5 minutes depuis le départ du missile jusqu'à une altitude avoisinant 200 km.

OBS

phase de propulsion : terme tiré du lexique «Désarmement et Maintien de la Paix» avec l'autorisation de l'Office des Nations Unies à Genève.

Spanish

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