aerobrake

aerobrake

(ˈɛərəʊˌbreɪk)
vb (intr)
to perform aerobraking
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We flew the HI-ILS, made our gear call at three miles, touched down on the piano keys, and began to aerobrake with good flaperon popups.
Further, the car features the trademarked AeroBrake system that deploys under braking situations, and which can be disabled at the push of a button for city driving or situations where sharp braking and downforce assistance are not necessary.
Santerre and colleague Max Cerf have been working on what they call the Innovative DEorbiting Aerobrake System (IDEAS).
The model features an AeroBrake, a revised interior and a new dashboard.
Now that we have the jet in a 2-point attitude in either visual or instrument conditions, we have to get it stopped, and a 13-degree aerobrake becomes the most important thing in your life.
The aerobrake would be deployed after the rocket has delivered its satellite into low-Earth orbit.
Lt Col O'Mara performed a flawless approach and landing, easily stopping within the available landing distance, even though the no-flap condition required a faster than normal approach and less ability to aerobrake the jet.
MGS will aerobrake repeatedly for 130 Earth days, using special flaps on its solar panels to increase drag, to achieve the desired 2-hour circular orbit.
Upon commencing his aerobrake, Rogers suddenly noticed a vehicle enter the runway from his left.
QB50 will also provide a launch opportunity for key technology demonstration on IOD CubeSats such as propulsion systems and aerobrakes.
IT'S got premium grade solid titanium wheels, a V12 racing car engine just to power its fuel pump and it uses parachutes, aerobrakes and carbon fibre brakes to stop.
After MRO aerobrakes into its final 300-km-high circular orbit this November, HiRISE will resolve objects as small as a microwave oven.