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Arcot accelerated toward the planet for two hours, then began to decelerate.
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
If anything of the right size shows up, decelerate until we can get mass and albedo measurements.
They could decelerate it at a rate of fifteen gravities or more.
SPACE TUGMURRAY LEINSTER
Every so often comes the impression we are falling head-first; the colonel using ship's drive to decelerate the whole system.
THE LOST KAFOOZALUMPAULINE ASHWELL
Its motor is designed to decelerate that mass by 1,075 mph in order to allow it to assume a descending orbit.
FAR FROM HOMEJ.A. TAYLOR
Copeland worked the jury-rigged controls of the jet, continuing to decelerate.
COMET'S BURIALRAYMOND ZINKE GALLUN
"We'll start to decelerate in about ten minutes," O'Brine said.
They went in fast, using her gravity to help them curve into a forced orbit as they strained to decelerate.
TULANCARROLL MATHER CAPPS

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