astrodynamics

noun plural but singular or plural in construction
as·​tro·​dynamics | \ ¦as(ˌ)trō + \

Definition of astrodynamics

: celestial mechanics applied to space vehicles

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Other Words from astrodynamics

astrodynamic \ " + \ adjective
astrodynamicist \ ¦as(ˌ)trōdīˈnaməsə̇st sometimes -​də̇-​ \ noun, plural -s

First Known Use of astrodynamics

1955, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for astrodynamics

astr- + dynamics

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“Astrodynamics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/astrodynamics. Accessed 29 Oct. 2020.

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