"We'll start to decelerate in about ten minutes," O'Brine said.
They could decelerate it at a rate of fifteen gravities or more.
Copeland worked the jury-rigged controls of the jet, continuing to decelerate.
Its motor is designed to decelerate that mass by 1,075 mph in order to allow it to assume a descending orbit.
They went in fast, using her gravity to help them curve ...