inertial space

noun

Definition of inertial space

: a part of space away from the earth assumed to have fixed coordinates so that the trajectory of an object (as a spacecraft or missile) may be calculated in relation to it

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“Inertial space.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/inertial%20space. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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