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splashdown

[′splash‚dau̇n]
(aerospace engineering)
The landing of a spacecraft or missile on water.
The moment of impact of a spacecraft on water.
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Both the compact car and the SUV decelerated significantly at splashdown because of the resistance of the water, and then accelerated slightly thereafter.
We had one or two days to practice prior to splashdown using a mock capsule.
In just 11 minutes, it slowed to 20 mph for splashdown.
Dave has won so many muskie tournaments with the splashdown technique that a lot of anglers have accused him of cheating.
Nashmiah was always travelling well for Neil Callan and, brought with a long steady run down the outside of a packing field in the straight, she galloped on too strongly for Mooakada and favourite Splashdown, who was given every chance by Kieren Fallon after the filly proved mulish at the stalls.
SPLASHDOWN can bounce back to form with victory in a competitive renewal of the EBF Upavon Fillies' Stakes at Salisbury today.
They barely register as a nuisance for these anglers, though we can't help wondering when the splashdown ladies will become poster-children for PFD advocacy.
Newmarket stages its final meeting of the Flat season next weekend, when one of the most interesting two-year-olds on show will be Luca Cumani's SPLASHDOWN.
A CITY'S first new swimming pool in 76 years has made its splashdown.
Five years later, the Times writer was aboard the aircraft carrier Hornet to report on the Apollo 11 splashdown.
Ignored and unappreciated, he is one of the cogs in society's machinery - a knight in shining overalls taking care of business with his faithful Splashdown crew.
A Madman Entertainment release of a Thunderbox Films, Madman Cinema production, in association with Splashdown.