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  • To use rocks to rapidly slow down a spacecraft. See crash.

    "Well my lithobraking will occur tomorrow @ 3:26pm EDT. More info here:" -Messenger spacecraft.

    April 30, 2015

  • is unintentional lithobraking. But only when applied to unmanned probes of course. And preferably not extremely expensive ones.

    See the Wikipedia link if you are confused.

    December 9, 2006