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as·tro·dy·nam·ics

 (ăs′trō-dī-năm′ĭks)
n. (used with a sing. verb)
The dynamics of natural and human-made bodies in outer space.

as′tro·dy·nam′ic adj.

astrodynamics

(ˌæstrəʊdaɪˈnæmɪks)
n
1. (General Physics) (functioning as singular) the study of the motion of natural and artificial bodies in space
2. (Astronomy) (functioning as singular) the study of the motion of natural and artificial bodies in space
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Noun1.astrodynamics - the branch of astronomy that studies the motion of natural and artificial bodies in spaceastrodynamics - the branch of astronomy that studies the motion of natural and artificial bodies in space
astronomy, uranology - the branch of physics that studies celestial bodies and the universe as a whole
Translations
mécanique spatiale
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