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Aerobrake. Not aerobreak.


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Worry not about this sort of thing. You'll find a fair few don't have English as a native language, and have trouble with this. The others are just careless. It's annoying, but chances are most won't read this thread. If you see it, just a gentle correction is all that's needed, really.

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Screw all that. I'm strapping some muffin batter to the side of my command pod so my Kerbals can enjoy some delicious muffins upon their successful return to Kerbin for a job well done (and surviving, which is about 90% of the battle).

The difference between aerobraking and aerobreaking is a couple thousand meters on your periapsis altitude. ;)

Cheers

Bahahahahha! That was awesome. Picking myself off the floor after that. Lol!

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I'm convinced that the Internet will lead to changing the official word for 'brake' to 'break', and also that we'll be writing 'there' when we really mean 'their' or 'they're'.

I guess most people never could write, it's just that now everyone can get online, so we can actually see the sorry result!

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I'm convinced that the Internet will lead to changing the official word for 'brake' to 'break', and also that we'll be writing 'there' when we really mean 'their' or 'they're'.

I guess most people never could write, it's just that now everyone can get online, so we can actually see the sorry result!

It kinda reminds me of this: http://www.etni.org.il/farside/euroenglish.htm
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'Litho' means rock/stone. Although it was a coined phrase made up to compliment aerobraking when referring to something using the ground to stop, it is widely regarded as the correct terminology for such a maneuvre.

If you were 'terrabraking', that means you are using the Earth to stop you.

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'Litho' means rock/stone. Although it was a coined phrase made up to compliment aerobraking when referring to something using the ground to stop, it is widely regarded as the correct terminology for such a maneuvre.

If you were 'terrabraking', that means you are using the Earth to stop you.

Sounds about right.

(wish I could put pictures inline...)

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wish I could attach pictures at all...
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