launch window


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launch window

An interval of time during which a planetary probe, etc., must be launched in order to attain a desired position at a desired time.

launch window

[′lȯnch ‚win·dō]
(aerospace engineering)
The time period during which a spacecraft or missile must be launched in order to achieve a desired encounter, rendezvous, or impact.
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Although a launch window for the computers has not been disclosed yet, Smith noted Intel Executive Vice President and Chief Product Officer David 'Dadi' Perlmutter has earlier said he expects growth in the PC market as unspecified new products become available during the second half of this year and into 2014.
We continue our work based on a 35-day launch window.
The "Launch on Demand" contract between TerreStar and Arianespace, a first in the industry, provides for up to three dedicated launch vehicles and entitles TerreStar to a launch window for TerreStar I, commencing November 2007.
The countdown clock was adjusted to a new launch window of between 2:00 and 2:30 PM.
The launch is now scheduled to take place on Wednesday, March 22, 2006 from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB), California, during an available launch window that extends from 8:57 to 10:20 a.
The launch is currently scheduled to take place on Wednesday, March 15, 2006 from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB), California, during an available launch window that extends from 8:57 to 10:19 a.
There was insufficient time in the launch window to fully investigate the reading.
In addition, the system will have a dozen titles available during its launch window, spanning every genre, including Super Mario 64 DS from Nintendo, Madden NFL 2005, Tiger Woods PGA TOUR(R) Golf and The Urbz(TM): Sims in the City(TM) from EA, Spider-Man 2(TM) from Activision, Ping Pals(TM) from THQ, Feel the Magic(TM): XY/XX from SEGA, Rayman(R) DS and Asphalt Urban GT(TM) from Ubisoft and Ridge Racer(R) DS and Mr.
29 /PRNewswire/ -- After an extensive review, NASA is planning its Return to Flight Space Shuttle mission, designated STS-114, for a launch window that opens in May 2005.
1, the Space Flight Leadership Council determined the March-April 2005 launch window for STS-114 was not achievable.
The cause of the scrub was due to shifting winds aloft in the Cape area that affected the second launch window of 12:37:59 a.
The mission is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, October 26, 2004, from Vandenberg Air Force Base, CA (VAFB) during an available seven-minute launch window that extends from 11:15 a.