One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
(of a satellite or spacecraft) stabilized in a desired orientation by being made to rotate about an axis.
- ‘Other ASVN applications include missiles and rockets that might rotate at launch for thrust equalization and to augment stability, or spin-stabilized micro- or nano-satellites.’
- ‘220-mm Multiple Rocket Launcher The 9P140 Uragan (previously referred to incorrectly as BM - 22) is the world's first modern fin and spin-stabilized heavy rocket system.’
- ‘Is the ability to hit the target with high reliability influenced if the target is either tumbling or spin-stabilized?’
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