ALL meanings of aerobrake

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  • verb aerobrake to perform aerobraking 3
  • noun aerobrake Cause a spacecraft to slow down by flying through a planet’s rarefied atmosphere to produce aerodynamic drag. 1
  • verb without object aerobrake (of a spacecraft or satellite) to reduce velocity by taking advantage of a planet's atmospheric drag. 1
  • noun aerobrake A mechanism for aerobraking. 0
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