orbital orbital  /ˈɔr bə təl/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) of or relating to an orbit
  2. (adj) of or relating to the eye socket

Usage(s):

  1. Like popular commuter routes, orbital corridors have been growing increasingly crowded since the 1950s.
  2. The PTI Cover Story from April 27, 1981 on the shuttle's first orbital flight.
  3. After NASA reached the moon in 1969, its focus shifted to unmanned probes, orbital experiments and a costly low-orbit shuttle system.

News

  1. You Could Maybe, Someday, Go To Space From Texas

    In a highly-speculative report in the Austin Business Journal , they posit the future of space tourism a la Elon Musk's Space Exploration Technologies Corp. (or SpaceX), which would like to setup the first "commercial orbital launch site" in Texas. [ more › ]
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Austinist

  2. NASA Seeks Innovative Suborbital Flight Technology Proposals

    For a second year, NASA's Space Technology Mission Directorate is seeking proposals for suborbital technology payloads and spacecraft capability enhancements that could help revolutionize future space missions.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: SpaceRef

  3. Rider Scrubber provides chemical-free floor finish removal.

    Featuring 28 in. scrub path and 28 gallon solution tank, Advenger® REV™ provides up to 280 minutes of continuous operation per tank while removing floor finish and up to 140 minutes per tank when daily scrubbing. Random Orbital Scrubbing technology allows machine to scrub uniformly, leaving swirl-free scrubbed surface. Sustainable cleaning is achieved with standard, onboard EcoFlex&trade ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

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