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alexz commented on the word lithobraking
To use rocks to rapidly slow down a spacecraft. See crash."Well my lithobraking will occur tomorrow @ 3:26pm EDT. More info here: http://t.co/srfXEZlcz4" -Messenger spacecraft.
April 30, 2015
hallettj commented on the word lithobraking
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