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  • n. Alternative spelling of pericenter.


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  • Paris, France (ESA) Jul 16, 2008 - A series of orbit control manoeuvres (OCMs) is underway to alter the orbit of the Venus Express spacecraft, with the goal of reducing the pericentre altitude to 185 km.

    Space News From SpaceDaily.Com

  • Over a period of about four weeks, beginning on Sunday 13 July, the pericentre of the orbit has been permanently lowered from its former range of 250-400 km to 185-300 km.

    ESA Science & Technology

  • The lowest pericentre altitude of 185 km was reached on 4 August 2008.

    ESA Science & Technology


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