interplanetary space


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interplanetary space

[¦in·tər′plan·ə‚ter·ē ′spās]
(astronomy)
The region that extends beyond near-space away from earth to the other planets in the solar system.
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The details of the mechanics are as yet unknown, but this FIP effect extends out beyond the corona and in the solar wind out into interplanetary space (Schmelz et al.
It becomes even more problematic and perhaps prohibitive for a smaller interplanetary space craft [4] and a short-arm centrifuge (~1.
36,37) This polar low-speed wind is associated with a super radially expanding field into interplanetary space, as is the case of the active region associated low-speed wind.
hit "Galaxy Quest" visited the same territory, LaZebnik's series about the misadventures of the "ordinary working stiffs" aboard an Enterprise-like interplanetary space fleet has the freshness and offbeat sense of humor we associate with Matt Groening's best efforts.
It will require very powerful fission, fusion, or antimatter driven rockets for rapid travel within interplanetary space.
1-4, 2000, Interball Symposium: "From solar corona through interplanetary space, into Earth's magnetosphere and ionosphere: Interball, ISTP satellites, and ground-based observations," Kiev, Ukraine.
The technologies required for the first private sector forays into interplanetary space are not the stuff of some far-off future.
Until now, interplanetary space flight had a membership of just two nations- America and Russia.
This was thought to continue thinning out for 40,000 miles before dwindling into the general density of the gases in interplanetary space.
The Voyager crafts have been in space for 12 years gathering a wealth of scientific data on the planets Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune, their rings and moons (discovering many more of both), and interplanetary space.
rely on SolidWorks([R]) software to help design, test, and manufacture internal systems, robotics, and structures used in space exploration applications, as well as those for earth observation, asteroid detection and interplanetary space systems.
The researchers attribute this to the polar cap's connection to solar wind particles and electric fields in interplanetary space, whereas the auroral region is connected to energetic particles in the magnetosphere, in which magnetic field lines close around Earth.