Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See the extract, and to keep station.
“University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, to conduct the fundamental and applied research needed to develop effective near-space technologies for station-keeping - 600,000 Shelby”
“What they haven't done yet is trained a cadre of Taikonauts in the skills required in the 60's as regards docking, station-keeping and EVA.”
“She had come to station-keeping just within transporter range of Okinawa, her situation precarious in all senses.”
“Among other things, the Challenge will provide prizes to encourage private space missions by giving specific awards for things like soft robotic lunar landing, micro reentry vehicle, solar sail station-keeping, aeroassist, and human orbital flight.”
“Things were quiet, the Iconian ships were at station-keeping, her crew had a chance to eat at their stations, and she sat in the command chair and felt … what was it Will called it once?”
“The ship's computer began station-keeping, otherwise they would be sucked in and through the vortex.”
“The PSPT layer was for micrometeoroid protection, a final fail-safe for the station in case the station-keeping deflectors went off-line.”
“He was to look for any kind of timeshifted emanation from her, whether it was the venting of hydrazine from her station-keeping thrusters or the standard signals from her Starfleet automatic Identify Friend-or-Foe transmission.”
“He looked up at the sky, his eyes following the movements of the Tomcats, the way the helos were standing off between his vessel and the carrier, the low altitude wobbles of the Tomcats as they cut tight station-keeping arcs overhead.”
“O'BRIEN: That three-man station-keeping crew, NASA astronaut Bill Shepherd and Russian cosmonauts Yuri Gidzenko and Sergei Krikalev, will no doubt marvel at the site as the $600 million solar arrays are plucked out of Endeavour's cargo bay, bolted onto the station, and then unfurled.”
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