Translation: from english

nose-cone afterbody

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  • afterbody — /af teuhr bod ee, ahf /, n., pl. afterbodies. 1. Naut. the portion of a ship s hull aft of the middle body. 2. Aeron. the rear part of an aircraft s fuselage. 3. Rocketry. the part of a guided missile behind the nose cone, usually unprotected… …   Universalium

  • afterbody — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun Etymology: after (IV) + body : the after part of a body: as a. : the part of a ship abaft midships b. : the bot …   Useful english dictionary

  • Atmospheric reentry — refers to the movement of human made or natural objects as they enter the atmosphere of a planet from outer space, in the case of Earth from an altitude above the edge of space. This article primarily addresses the process of controlled reentry… …   Wikipedia

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