launch window

noun
  1. a precise time period during which a spacecraft can be launched from a particular site in order to achieve a desired mission, as a rendezvous with another spacecraft.

Origin of launch window

First recorded in 1960–65
Also called window.
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British Dictionary definitions for launch window

launch window

noun
  1. the limited period during which a spacecraft can be launched on a particular mission
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