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The successful test in December still proved out the viability of Astra’s model — though it fell slightly short of achieving orbital velocity for actual payload delivery.
Phone lines would catch fire from the velocity and ferocity of his words.David Garth, the Consultant Who Talked Up to Voters|Jeff Greenfield|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
You use fuel to give you the proper velocity and direction, and then you turn off your fuel tanks and coast there.Neil deGrasse Tyson Breaks Down ‘Interstellar’: Black Holes, Time Dilations, and Massive Waves|Marlow Stern|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These companies include SpaceX, Orbital Sciences, Sierra Nevada Space Systems, and more.Luxembourg and China Team Up on Private Mission to the Moon|Matthew R. Francis|October 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Though it would mow your lawn at International Space Station orbital speed—17,000 mph.Why Does the USA Depend on Russian Rockets to Get Us Into Space?|P. J. O’Rourke|June 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
What is basically being attempted is a ballistic, sub-orbital flight, like a ride atop a short-range missile.Branson’s Galactic Obstacles: Tom Bower Puts a Damper on Virgin’s Space Flight Dreams|Clive Irving|January 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Such was its velocity that in some parts of the journey the speed was frequently 12 miles an hour.
The cock springs out of its seat when water gets into the cylinder, and prevents any mischief from the velocity of the fly-wheel.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2)|Francis Trevithick
The currents generally set to the north, and seldom run with any velocity either to the east or west.
A great mass of dirt and brush and rock was hurtling down upon them with sickening velocity.The Outdoor Girls in the Saddle|Laura Lee Hope
I had a plentiful supply of 130-grain Spitzer-point bullets, a high-velocity, long-range killer that I might get a chance to use.Valley of the Croen|Lee Tarbell