stable orbit

stable orbit

[′stā·bəl ′ȯr·bət]
(nucleonics)
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With regards to operational and utilised transponders, the number of operational transponders as of 30 June 2019 stood at 1,387 down by 40 units year-on-year, principally reflecting the disposal of Eutelsat 25B and the end of life in stable orbit of Eutelsat 12 West B (satellites in inclined orbit are not included in the transponder count).
Scientists explained that technologically advanced civilizations may use the black hole's innermost stable orbit to send messages to the rest of the galaxy.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Paul Kalas of UC Berkeley was puzzled by the tilted but stable orbit of a planet around a binary star -- an orbit like that of our solar system's proposed Planet Nine.
NASA described OSIRIS-REx's orbit around Bennu as "a leap for humankind," because no spacecraft has ever "circled so close to such a small space object - one with barely enough gravity to keep a vehicle in a stable orbit."
The RBI is known to enter the markets via intermediaries to either sell or buy US dollars to keep the rupee in a stable orbit.
Studying 147 extrasolar planetary systems with giant planets (with the parameters of these systems taken from NASA's exoplanet archive), Georgakarakos and colleagues found that, in most cases, the presence of "giant neighbors" would reduce a terrestrial planet's chances to remain habitable, even when the terrestrial planet is on a stable orbit. A stable orbit means that the terrestrial planet is not ejected from the system, or pushed to the outskirts.
This factor, W, becomes important near the last stable orbit as the specific kinetic energy of the stars rapidly increases.
The characteristic root of matrix (18) is located within the unit circle on the complex plane, and it can be seen that the internal equilibrium point of the controlled system (18) is stable under the settled parameter values, and the chaotic motion of system (6) can also be adjusted to the expected stable orbit, and it can consequently reach the value range of feedback gain intensity.
Orbital velocity is the point at which the attraction of gravity and inertia of a body to move out in a straight line instead of following the Earth's curvature balance out, and you achieve a stable orbit. This point is about 100 km above the surface of the Earth.
The 22-day EM-1 mission will help confirm the integrated system performance of the SLS launch vehicle and unmanned Orion capsule as it travels a stable orbit beyond the moon and returns to Earth.

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