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Orbiter

Definition of the noun orbiter

What does orbiter mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: orbiters

  1. man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon

Alternative definition of the noun orbiter

noun

  1. an object which orbits another, especially a spacecraft that orbits a planet etc. without landing on it

Games

  1. "Orbiter" is a freeware space flight simulator program developed to simulate spaceflight using realistic Newtonian physics. The simulator was first released on 27 November 2000, with the most recent of several versions 100830 released on 30 August 2010.
    • mode: Single-player video game
    • developer: Martin Schweiger
    • genres: Simulation video game, Educational game
    • released on
  2. "Orbiter" is a video game.
    • developer: Spectrum HoloByte
    • genres: Simulation video game, Educational game
    • publisher: Spectrum HoloByte

Writings

  1. "Orbiter" is a graphic novel by Warren Ellis and Colleen Doran, published in 2003 by DC Comics under their Vertigo imprint.
  2. "Orbiter" is a book by Julie Czerneda.

Music

  1. "Orbiter" is a musical single of John Tejada.
    • released in
  2. "Orbiter" is a musical single of Alice Gold.
    • released on
  3. "Orbiter" is a composition.
  4. "Orbiter" is a composition.

Group

Orbiter is a musical group.

  • album: "Sparks on a Spring"

Place

Orbiter is a HUSS SkyLab at Canada's Wonderland in Ontario, Canada. The ride opened in 1981 for the park's first operating season. The ride closed in 2006 and was partially dismantled but was re-built and re-opened later that season following the sale of Paramount Park's amusement park chain to Cedar Fair.

Miscellanea

  1. Orbiter: An orbiter is a spacecraft that orbits a planet or other celestial body.
  2. The Orbiter is a fairground ride invented by Richard Woolls in 1976, with showman Henry Frederick Smith investing in the blueprints and consequently being the first owner of the revolutionary new machine, taking delivery in 1976 of the OB-1.
  3. The Orbiter in the sense of camera technique is a camera seat with a seated cameraman, swivelling on a low working height.

Printed encyclopedias and other books with definitions for Orbiter

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Google previewSpace Enterprise (2009)

Living and Working Offworld in the 21st Century by Phillip Harris

the Shuttle Orbiter is the current prototype of not only future transportationÐbut also habitats.

Google previewFodor's Walt Disney World with Kids 2010 (2009)

by Kim Wright Wiley

The Scare Factor Astro Orbiter is a good choice for children ages 5 to 10 who might not be quite up to Space Mountain. But it's not for anyone prone to motion sickness. Tbmorrou/land Indy Speedway Tiny sports cars circle a nifty-looking ...

Google previewCosmic Perspective, The , Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology Media Update (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Orbiter: An orbiter is a space probe ...

Google previewEarth Observation Remote Sensing (2012)

Survey of Missions and Sensors by Herbert J. Kramer

The orbiter is the primary experiment pointing system; however, some of the experiments have a limited fine pointing capability for enhanced pointing accuracy. Orbit: ATLAS-1 will be carried by STS-45 (Atlantis) to a 296 km orbit, inclination ...

Google previewCosmic Perspective (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Orbiter: An orbiter is a space probe that orbits a planet or other astronomical object. An orbiter can be either manmade, or created naturally. Space observatory: A space observatory is any instrument in outer space which is used ...

Google previewProbing the New Solar System (2009)

by John Wilkinson

It has three main components: the orbiter, the external fuel tank, and the solid booster rockets. The orbiter is a delta-wing vehicle that carries cargo ...

Google previewPhysics for Engineers and Scientists (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Orbiter is a freeware space flight simulator program developed to allow users to operate simulated spacecraft using a detailed and realistic flight model. The developer, Martin Schweiger, felt that space flight simulators at the time were lacking ...

Google previewDiscovering the Universe (2016)

Astronomy, Astronomy by CTI Reviews

Orbiter: An orbiter is a space probe that orbits a planet or other astronomical object. An orbiter can be either manmade, or created naturally. radioactive: Radioactive decay, also known as nuclear decay or radioactivity, is the process by which ...

Google previewCollege Physics (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Orbiter is a freeware space flight simulator program developed tc users to operate simulated spacecraft using a detailed and realis model. The developer, Martin Schweiger, felt that space flight sir at the time were lacking in realistic physics ...

Google previewThe Essential Cosmic Perspective (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter is a multipurpose spacecraft designed to conduct reconnaissance and exploration of Mars from orbit. The US$720 million spacecraft was built by Lockheed Martin under the supervision of the Jet Propulsion ...

Google previewExplorations, Introduction To Astronomy (2016)

by CTI Reviews

The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter is a NASA robotic spacecraft currently orbiting the Moon in a low 50 km (31 mi) polar mapping orbit. The Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter mission is a precursor to future manned missions to the Moon by ...

Google previewSolar Sailing (2004)

Technology, Dynamics and Mission Applications by Colin R. McInnes

Owing to the lack of basic knowledge of Mercury and such possibilities as ice at Mercury's poles, a Mercury orbiter is a key requirement for future planetary exploration. 6.4.2 Mission concept Mercury is an ideal candidate for a future solar sail ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia of Technical Education

from earth to orbiter to prcbe, may be longer than the probe mission itself. The limited size of the probe's battery power supply permits storing only so much energy. The probe telemetry therefore will have minimal signal power to propagate ...

Google previewScience Encyclopedia

by BPI

The name of NASA's latest space shuttle orbiter, Endeavour, was chosen from a list of names submitted by school children from ...

Google previewThe UFO Magazine UFO Encyclopedia (2004)

The Most Compreshensive Single-Volume UFO Reference in Print by William J. Birnes

See Moon, Dark Side of the; National Aeronautics and Space Administration Technical Report # 277 Lunar Orbiter II Launched in 1966, this American lunar probe reportedly took many photos of the ruins of an artificial city on the moon, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of the Solar System (2014)

by Tilman Spohn, Doris Breuer, Torrence Johnson

Mars Climate Orbiter Mars Polar Lander Deep Space 2 2001 Mars Odyssey Mars Express Launch ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Science and Technology Communication (2010)

by Susanna Hornig Priest

Rockwell made orbiter payload doors in Tulsa, Oklahoma, ...

Google previewThe Skeptic Encyclopedia of Pseudoscience (2002)

by Michael Shermer

Viking orbiter images acquired in 1976 showed that one of thousands of buttes, mesas, ridges, and knobs in the transition zone between the cratered uplands of western Arabia Terra and the low, northern plains of Mars looked somewhat like ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Astrobiology (2011)

by Muriel Gargaud

Cassini–Huygens is a large, ▷ NASA-▷ESA-▷ ASI mission, composed of the ▷ Saturn orbiter (▷ Cassini) and the ▷ Titan lander (▷ Huygens). Cassini– Huygens reached Saturn in 2004 after a 7-year trip, and has since then been ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Space and Astronomy (2009)

by Joseph A. Angelo

The winged orbiter vehicle is both the heart and the brains of America's Space Transportation System. About the same size and mass as a commercial DC-9 aircraft, the orbiter contains the pressurized crew compartment (which can normally ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Science and Technology (2001)

by James S. Trefil

The shuttle has three main units: the orbiter, the external tank and two solid rocket boosters. Each of the booster rockets has a thrust of 2.6 million pounds. The orbiter is the unit of the shuttle that carries the crew and pay loads into orbit. It is 121 ...

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I see it as one of my jobs to make sure that, it sounds ridiculous, but to make sure the folks are eating, make sure folks are getting enough fluids, make sure folks are, you know, comfortable in the orbiter. (Duane G. Carey)
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Scrabble value of O1R1B3I1T1E1R1

The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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