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National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Industrie: Aerospace
Number of terms: 16924
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The Executive Branch agency of the United States government, responsible for the nation's civilian space program and aeronautics and aerospace research.
Stands for UT, Universal Time.
Industry:Aerospace
The point on the celestial sphere directly above the observer. Opposite the nadir.
Industry:Aerospace
A multiplier, x1024 from the second-to-last letter of the Latin alphabet. See the entry for CGPM.
Industry:Aerospace
A multiplier, x1021 from the last letter of the Latin alphabet. See the entry for CGPM.
Industry:Aerospace
Electromagnetic radiation in the neighborhood of 100 picometer wavelength.
Industry:Aerospace
A range of microwave radio frequencies in the neighborhood of 8 to 12 ghz.
Industry:Aerospace
The gravitational force exerted on an object of a certain mass. The weight of mass m is mg Newtons, where g is the local acceleration due to a body's gravity.
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The distance that a wave from a single oscillation of electromagnetic radiation will propagate during the time required for one oscillation.
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A spacecraft orbit that precesses, wherein the location of periapsis changes with respect to the planet's surface in a useful way. See sun-synchronous.
Industry:Aerospace
Second planet from the sun, a terrestrial planet.
Industry:Aerospace