orbital injection


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orbital injection

The process of providing a space vehicle with sufficient velocity to establish an orbit.
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75 days away from Mars and Mars Express' engine firing and orbital injection.
Shortly after the official announcement of the orbital injection of the four O3b satellites, Stephane IsraE1/2l, Chairman and CEO of Arianespace, said: "We are very proud of our role in this outstanding project, which will reduce the digital divide by supplying broadband Internet access to populations in equatorial regions.