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The liquid apogee engine acts as a “cone to capture” to help guide the probe which once it passes through the throat of the engine, expands to capture the client satellite.
ANOTHER MILESTONE FOR IN-SPACE SERVICING AS NORTHROP GRUMMAN GIVES AGING SATELLITE NEW LIFEDEVIN COLDEWEYAPRIL 12, 2021TECHCRUNCH
A Vostok-K rocket sent the capsule, carrying Yuri Gagarin, into low orbit with an apogee of 327 km.
SIX DECADES AFTER GAGARIN, NOSTALGIA—AND NOT MUCH ELSE—FUELS RUSSIA IN SPACEERIC BERGERAPRIL 12, 2021ARS TECHNICA
When the apogee of society is reached, attacks from pygmies seem more curious than offensive.
THE FOURTH ESTATE, VOL. 2ARMANDO PALACIO VALDS
Hatfield village touches the extremity of wretchedness, just as Hatfield House marks the apogee of late feudal splendour.
THE GREAT NORTH ROAD: LONDON TO YORKCHARLES G. HARPER
The apogee of the Company had been reached: from this time its downfall was rapid.
THE HISTORY OF GAMBLING IN ENGLANDJOHN ASHTON
The first renaissance obtained its apogee toward the year 1500.
CATHOLIC WORLD, VOL. XIII, APRIL TO SEPTEMBER, 1871VARIOUS
This incident of the fan marked the apogee of the first stage of Nort's career in the office of the Star.
HEMPFIELDDAVID GRAYSON
It was a remarkable eclipse in that the Moon was within 13° of perigee and the Sun only 2° from apogee.
THE STORY OF ECLIPSESGEORGE CHAMBERS
Yet most people think that tipping has reached its apogee in the United States!
WHERE THE STRANGE TRAILS GO DOWNE. ALEXANDER POWELL
And I have also remarked that this same Richard the Actor touched his apogee fifteen years ago and more.
OLD FOGYJAMES HUNEKER

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terpsichoreanadjective | [turp-si-kuh-ree-uhn, turp-si-kawr-ee-uhn, -kohr- ]SEE DEFINITION