Oxford Index Search Results

You are looking at 1-20 of 1,183 items for:

encounter phase x clear all

Refine by subject

 

Refine by type

Refine by product

 

encounter phase

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

The period during a spacecraft's flight in which it begins collecting data, for which the mission was intended. This may last from less than a week up to, for a satellite in orbit, several...

See overview in Oxford Index

encounter phase

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

The period during a spacecraft's flight in which it begins collecting data, for which the mission was intended. This may last from less than a week up to, for a satellite in orbit, several...

See overview in Oxford Index

near encounter phase

E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 100 words.

The closest approach during a spacecraft's encounter with a target, especially a planet. It follows the far encounter phase (

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

near encounter phase

E. Julius Dasch.

Edited by Stephen James O’Meara.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

P ublished online July 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 102 words.

The closest approach during a spacecraft's encounter with a target, especially a planet. It follows the *far encounter phase

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

far encounter phase

E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 98 words.

The initial phase of a spacecraft's encounter with a target, especially a planet. This begins the high-priority, data-gathering period of

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

far encounter phase

E. Julius Dasch.

Edited by Stephen James O’Meara.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

P ublished online July 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 100 words.

The initial phase of a spacecraft's encounter with a target, especially a planet. This begins the high-priority, data-gathering period of

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

far encounter phase

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

(FE)

The initial phase of a spacecraft's encounter with a target, especially a planet. This begins the high-priority, data-gathering period of operations for which the mission is...

See overview in Oxford Index

near encounter phase

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

(NE)

The closest approach during a spacecraft's encounter with a target, especially a planet. It follows the far encounter phase (FE) and is marked by intense high-priority,...

See overview in Oxford Index

encounter phase

E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 68 words.

The period during a spacecraft's flight in which it begins collecting data, for which the mission was intended. This may

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

encounter phase

E. Julius Dasch.

Edited by Stephen James O’Meara.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

P ublished online July 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 68 words.

The period during a spacecraft's flight in which it begins collecting data, for which the mission was intended. This may

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Exploration and Encounter: The Early Phase

Deepak Kumar.

in Science and the Raj

October 2006; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. 17456 words.

The late eighteenth century was an exciting time for the colonizers, who wanted to gather the maximum possible information about India as well as its people and resources. A number of...

Go to Oxford Scholarship Online »  abstract

Forensics of subhalo–stream encounters: the three phases of gap growth

Denis Erkal and Vasily Belokurov.

in Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society

P ublished online April 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 12485 words.

There is hope to discover dark matter subhaloes free of stars (predicted by the current theory of structure formation) by observing gaps they produce in tidal streams. In fact, this is the...

Go to Oxford Journals »  home page

FE

E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 6 words.

Abbreviation for far encounter phase.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

phase

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

In a space mission, any of its predefined periods. An example is the launch and early orbit phase. A fly-by has an observatory phase, far encounter phase, near encounter phase, and post...

See overview in Oxford Index

Part I Host States, Mining Companies, and Mining Projects, 4 Typology of Mining Projects

Henry G. Burnett and Louis-Alexis Bret.

in Arbitration of International Mining Disputes

Chapter. Subjects: Arbitration; Law. 6 pages. 2413 words.

This chapter discusses the classification of mining projects. Mining projects can be classified based on their state of advancement, for example, exploration phase development phase,...

Go to International Commercial Arbitration »  abstract

encounter

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

The first observation by a spacecraft of a target of its mission. Data collection begins the mission's encounter phase.

See overview in Oxford Index

encounter

E. Julius Dasch.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 20 words.

The first observation by a spacecraft of a target of its mission. Data collection begins the mission's encounter phase.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

encounter

E. Julius Dasch.

Edited by Stephen James O’Meara.

in A Dictionary of Space Exploration

P ublished online July 2018 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics. 20 words.

The first observation by a spacecraft of a target of its mission. Data collection begins the mission's *encounter phase

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Preston, Battle of (1648)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 76 words.

(17–19 August 1648)

An encounter in Lancashire that effectively ended the second phase of the English Civil War.

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

Preston, Battle of (17–19 August 1648)

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 76 words.

An encounter in Lancashire that effectively ended the second phase of the *English Civil War. On one side

Go to Oxford Reference »  home page

observatory phase

Overview page. Subjects: Astronomy and Astrophysics.

(OB)

During a spacecraft's fly-by operation, the moment when a celestial target can be better resolved by the spacecraft's on-board instruments than by those on Earth. This phase...

See overview in Oxford Index