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.
Palmer, "Magnetic field effects on the computed flow over a mars return aerobrake," Journal of Thermophysics and Heat Transfer, vol.
Engineers at Glasgow University have developed an "aerobrake" that could be a practical solution to the problem of space debris.
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.
London, April 18 (ANI): Scientists are working on ways to build a gossamer-thin space sail or "aerobrake" that would help bring back a used rocket back to Earth safely.
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.