skip vehicle

skip vehicle

[′skip ‚vē·ə·kəl]
(aerospace engineering)
A reentry body which climbs after striking the sensible atmosphere in order to cool the body and to increase its range.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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