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  • nouncircuit, revolution
  • nouninfluence, domain

synonyms for orbit

  • path
  • pattern
  • rotation
  • trajectory
  • apogee
  • circle
  • course
  • curve
  • cycle
  • ellipse
  • lap
  • locus
  • perigee
  • round
  • track
  • circumgyration
  • purview
  • jurisdiction
  • sweep
  • course
  • radius
  • ambit
  • realm
  • area
  • field
  • department
  • scope
  • circle
  • province
  • reach
  • pilgrimage
  • extent
  • compass
  • precinct
  • boundary
  • arena
  • circumference
  • extension
  • sphere
  • career
  • range
  • limit
  • dominion
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He adds that a planet formed in this misaligned part of the fractured disk would have a highly unusual orbit.
A STRANGE DUSTY DISK COULD HIDE A PLANET BETWIXT THREE STARSPAOLA ROSA-AQUINOSEPTEMBER 11, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Phobos also completes an orbit in just 7 hours and 39 minutes, so its dark shadow is constantly sweeping across the Martian landscape.
THESE IMAGES EXPOSE THE DARK SIDE OF THE SOLAR SYSTEM - ISSUE 89: THE DARK SIDECOREY S. POWELLAUGUST 26, 2020NAUTILUS
Northrup Grumman is contributing designs from its Cygnus spacecraft for parts of the lander that will propel it from orbit to the moon and Draper is designing guidance and avionics systems.
HERE’S WHAT NASA’S NEXT MOON LANDER MAY LOOK LIKEAARON PRESSMANAUGUST 21, 2020FORTUNE
The company delivered 58 of the company’s Starlink satellites to orbit, along with three SkySat satellites for Planet Labs Inc.
ELON MUSK’S SPACEX GETS A STRATOSPHERIC VALUATION IN ITS LATEST FUNDINGVERNE KOPYTOFFAUGUST 18, 2020FORTUNE
Company CEO Elon Musk had stated he wanted to fly Starship 12 miles into the air within just a couple months when he first unveiled the design last September, and that it would fly into orbit within half a year.
SPACEX FLEW A PROTOTYPE OF ITS STARSHIP VEHICLE FOR THE FIRST TIMENEEL PATELAUGUST 5, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Satellites operated by Planet, the US remote-sensing firm, captured images of the port of Beirut while in orbit over Lebanon earlier today.
SEE THE AFTERMATH OF THE DEVASTATING BEIRUT EXPLOSION FROM SPACETIM FERNHOLZAUGUST 5, 2020QUARTZ
SpaceX requested permission to launch 4,425 satellites into orbit to create a global internet hotspot.
GOOGLE LOON IS NOW BEAMING WIFI DOWN TO EARTH FROM GIANT BALLOONSVANESSA BATES RAMIREZJULY 12, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Scientists believe that quantum computers will prove themselves to be fundamentally different than the computer that helped Glenn make it into orbit during the space race.
TO LIVE UP TO THE HYPE, QUANTUM COMPUTERS MUST REPAIR THEIR ERROR PROBLEMSEMILY CONOVERJUNE 22, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
At that time, NASA was looking for new ways to get astronauts into orbit and back.
A FIRST: COMMERCIAL ROCKET TAKES HUMANS INTO SPACELISA GROSSMANJUNE 2, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
Even now, companies like SpaceX and OneWeb are launching satellites in low-earth orbit.
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WORDS RELATED TO ORBIT

  • amplitude
  • area
  • compass
  • comprehensiveness
  • dimension
  • expanse
  • extensiveness
  • fullness
  • gamut
  • greatness
  • inclusiveness
  • largeness
  • magnitude
  • measure
  • orbit
  • range
  • reach
  • scale
  • scope
  • size
  • space
  • spread
  • stretch
  • sweep
  • vastness
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