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Astronomical observations of distant stars tell us that many have planets orbiting them, and that some are of a size and density and orbital distance such that temperatures suitable for life are theoretically possible.

Scientists can search for exoplanets only within a limited range of orbital distances.

Eventually, the goal for Musk is to have Starship making regular and frequent flights — for point-to-point flight on Earth, for orbital missions closer to home and for long-distance runs to the moon and Mars.

There’s protection from micrometeorites based on a similar design for the current orbital EMUs.

Such conjunctions recur every two decades owing to their orbital periods.

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These companies include SpaceX, Orbital Sciences, Sierra Nevada Space Systems, and more.

Though it would mow your lawn at International Space Station orbital speed—17,000 mph.

What is basically being attempted is a ballistic, sub-orbital flight, like a ride atop a short-range missile.

Now, Orbital Comics Gallery is seeking to address the issue through an exhibit titled 'Image Duplicator.'

When it was over, Keith had been stabbed in the shoulder, and Brandon had a fractured eye socket and orbital wall.

But, because of it's great mass, our orbital velocity is something terrific!

Our orbital velocity is seven hundred thousand kilometers per second!

At the orbital velocity of the ship, focussing on the star was indeed a difficult thing to do.

The rotations of the planets and the sun are in the same direction as the orbital motions and nearly in the same plane.

Is there any connection between their orbital distances, or between their orbits and the times of describing them?


On this page you'll find 44 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to orbital, such as: annual, intermittent, monthly, occasional, recurrent, and recurring.

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