Astronautics Vocabulary

The Astronautics Vocabulary is a glossary of terms that pertain to the science and technology of spaceflight. This alphabetical list can be navigated by clicking on the letters A-Z displayed on this page.

Definition of orbit lowering

Translation:
abaissement d'orbite
Definition:
An orbital control by which the average altitude of an artificial satellite is lowered.
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