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synonyms for orbiter

  • lifting body
  • shuttle
  • space capsule
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How to use orbiter in a sentence

The mission plans to study the atmosphere with an orbiter named Hope and its three key instruments.
THE UAE’S HOPE PROBE IS ABOUT TO ARRIVE AT MARS IN A HISTORIC FIRSTNEEL PATELFEBRUARY 9, 2021MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Another mission, the Europa Clipper, that’s already underway will take higher-resolution images when the orbiter visits the Jovian moon later this decade, which should help clarify the issue.
HOW FUTURE SPACECRAFT MIGHT HANDLE TRICKY LANDINGS ON VENUS OR EUROPALISA GROSSMANDECEMBER 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The samples were stored on an ascent vehicle that brought them back to an orbiter on December 6.
CHINA JUST BROUGHT MOON ROCKS BACK TO EARTH FOR THE FIRST TIME IN ITS HISTORYNEEL PATELDECEMBER 16, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Researchers led by the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency have already developed designs and demonstrated an orbiter system which should be able to do this.
SOLAR POWER STATIONS IN SPACE COULD BE THE ANSWER TO OUR ENERGY NEEDSAMANDA JANE HUGHESNOVEMBER 27, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
Once the material is scooped up, the sample will be stored onto an ascent vehicle that will ferry it back to the orbiter flying above.
CHINA LAUNCHES ITS FIRST MISSION TO BRING MOON ROCKS BACK TO EARTHNEEL PATELNOVEMBER 23, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
An orbiter, then, may pave the way for a more ambitious project.
THE FAR SIDE OF THE MOON IS AN IDEAL PLACE TO LISTEN FOR ALIEN CIVILIZATIONSJASON DORRIEROCTOBER 4, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
She serves as the deputy principal investigator for a potential orbiter that would map the surface of Venus, one of two Venusian missions currently under consideration by NASA.
THREE WAYS SCIENTISTS COULD SEARCH FOR LIFE ON VENUSCHARLIE WOODOCTOBER 1, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
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WORDS RELATED TO ORBITER

  • lifting body
  • orbiter
  • shuttle
  • space capsule
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.