orbit period


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Noun1.orbit period - the time it takes to complete one full orbit around a celestial body; "the orbit period depends on the altitude of the satellite"
period - the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon
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We took advantage of the industry's highest thrust electric propulsion, which was used during 95 percent of the transfer orbit period.
We took advantage of the industry s highest thrust electric propulsion, which was used during 95 percent of the transfer orbit period.
At that altitude, the orbit period is 24 hours, which means that the satellites are stationary in relation to the Earth.