- the middle of a course.
- Rocketry. the portion of a ballistic trajectory between the end of powered flight and the beginning of the reentry phase.
- Aerospace. the portion of a space trajectory between leaving the earth's vicinity and arrival at the desired destination, as another planet.
Origin of midcourse
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