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noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. the science dealing with the paths of space vehicles.
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Origin of astrodynamics

First recorded in 1950–55; astro- + dynamics
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British Dictionary definitions for astrodynamics


  1. (functioning as singular) the study of the motion of natural and artificial bodies in space
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astrodynamics in Science


  1. The dynamics of natural and artificial bodies in outer space.
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