noun, plural fly·bys.
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There has been talk in the last couple of months that some at NASA are seeking a mission extension to September 2025, so that Juno can do flybys of some of Jupiter’s moons and study them up close.The 11 biggest space missions of 2021 (and their chances of success)|Neel Patel|January 4, 2021|MIT Technology Review
The Soviets were pursuing an ambitious flight schedule in an attempt to keep up with their American counterparts, designing spacecraft and rocketry for lunar landings, lunar flybys and earth orbiting.
It’s for a lunar flyby mission that NASA has planned for 2022.Surviving Mars missions will take planning and lots of innovation|Maria Temming|October 22, 2020|Science News For Students
The flyby is meant to use Venus’s gravity as a speed-reducing force to adjust the trajectory of the spacecraft on to its eventual destination.A spacecraft en route to Mercury just caught this fresh new look at Venus|Neel Patel|October 15, 2020|MIT Technology Review
New Zealand–based Rocket Lab wants to launch a small satellite called Photon for a flyby of Venus as early as 2023.