interplanetary spacecraft

interplanetary spacecraft

[¦in·tər′plan·ə‚ter·ē ′spās‚kraft]
(aerospace engineering)
A spacecraft designed for interplanetary flight.
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No interplanetary spacecraft from the United States has ventured forth since then, though several, launched previously, have continued on to Jupiter, Saturn and Uranus.
NASA's Deep Space Network is an international network of antennas that supports interplanetary spacecraft missions and radio and radar astronomy observations for the exploration of the solar system and the universe.
Chief products include human space flight systems; a full range of remote sensing, navigation, meteorological, and communications satellites; strategic and missile defense systems; space observatories and interplanetary spacecraft.
The NASA Deep Space Network, or DSN, is an international network of antennas that supports interplanetary spacecraft missions and radio and radar astronomy observations for the exploration of the solar system and the universe.
Washington, July 23 ( ANI ): NASA has released colour and black-and-white images of Earth taken by two interplanetary spacecraft on July 19.
Emcore's multi-junction solar cells offer amongst the highest available power to interplanetary spacecraft and earth orbiting satellites with a beginning-of-life (BOL) conversion efficiency nearing 30% and the option for a patented, onboard monolithic bypass diode.
This activity will therefore also analyse data from the L2 SREM radiation monitors on Herschel and Planck and combine these with proton and electronmeasurements from other relevant near-Earth interplanetary spacecraft (including SOHO ACE ISEE-3 and Geotail) together with necessary extra- and interpolations over the energy range of interest and other analytical considerations.
The Deep Space Network, managed by JPL, is an international network of antennas that supports interplanetary spacecraft missions and radio and radar astronomy observations for the exploration of the solar system and the universe.
Statistical testing of the Earth-orbiting and interplanetary spacecraft data showed that, over the past 40 years, the longitude of the interstellar helium wind has changed by 9.
Summary: Russia's first interplanetary spacecraft since the 1980s looks increasingly likely to end in disaster as the probe's engine fails to fire.
The Deep Space Network (DSN) is the global system developed by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) under contract to NASA to provide communications with interplanetary spacecraft.
2 tons) the second-largest interplanetary spacecraft ever launched, will travel more than 3.