spacecraft propulsion


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spacecraft propulsion

[′spās‚kraft prə‚pəl·shən]
(aerospace engineering)
The use of rocket engines to accelerate space vehicles.
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Three additional payloads will be determined through NASAs Cube Quest Challenge sponsored by NASAs Space Technology Mission Directorate and designed to foster innovations in small spacecraft propulsion and communications techniques.
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