Definition of Orbiters

1. Noun. (plural of orbiter) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Orbiters

1. orbiter [n] - See also: orbiter

Lexicographical Neighbors of Orbiters

orbital surface
orbital symmetry
orbital syndrome
orbital tubercle of zygomatic bone
orbitale
orbitalis
orbitalis muscle
orbitally
orbitals
orbitary
orbitas
orbited
orbitelae
orbiter
orbiters (current term)
orbities
orbiting
orbitofrontal
orbitofrontal artery
orbitofrontal cortex
orbitography
orbitolites
orbitomaxillary
orbitomeatal line
orbitomeatal plane
orbiton
orbitonasal
orbitonasal index
orbitonometer

Literary usage of Orbiters

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Where No Man Has Gone Before: A History of Apollo Lunar Exploration Missions by William D. Compton (1996)
"EARLY LUNAR orbiters In the period before the end of the decade two classes of missions are scheduled. Unmanned Missions These missions will begin in the ..."

2. Exploring the Moon and Mars: Choices for the Nation (1992)
"Upon reaching Mars orbit, the orbiters surveyed the surface at high resolution to ... The orbiters then began to relay visual images and other data from the ..."

3. Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars by National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Preventing the Forward Contamination of Mars, National Research Council (U.S.). Space Studies Board, National Research Council (U.S.). Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2006)
"IV Direct contact (lander, probe, some orbiters) Mars. Europa, others TBD Limit on probability of non-nominal impact Limit on bioload (active control) ..."

4. Report of the Presidential Commission on the Space Shuttle Challenger Accident by Southgate Publishers, DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"In the spring of 1986, there would have been no orbiters to use as "spare parts bins." Columbia was to fly in March, Discovery was to be sent to Vandenberg, ..."

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