escape orbit


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escape orbit

[ə′skāp ‚ȯr·bət]
(astronomy)
One of various paths that a body or particle escaping from a central force field must follow in order to escape.
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Also, multiple E-sail probes targeted to different destinations can share the same launcher to the initial escape orbit.
An injection from a marginal Earth escape orbit to a Venus transfer orbit requires a 0.
For Mars, the injection from a marginal Earth escape orbit to a Mars transfer orbit requires a 0.
8 km/s of impulsive [DELTA]v and enable a lighter Earth reentry shield because reentry could occur from a marginal Earth escape orbit without hyperbolic excess speed.
As with all E-sail spacecraft, any or all of the probes can be launched with any launcher that reaches an escape orbit.
A chemical rocket is the only known way of lifting a payload rapidly from LEO to a higher or escape orbit.
The new Space System should enable delivering unmanned spacecraft for scientific, socioeconomic, dual and commercial purposes to earth orbits with various altitudes and inclinations (including geostationary and geosynchronous transfer orbits) and escape orbits.