Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The landing of a space vehicle on a celestial body or on Earth in such a way as to prevent damage or destruction of the vehicle.

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Examples

  • Once free, it would automatically seek out the nearest human-habitable planet and make a soft landing there.

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