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Aerobraking to Earth Orbit
Section 4.1.1.7.1.
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Aerobraking to Earth Orbit

One option for handling the arrival in LEO is to use aerobraking to slow down and enter orbit around the earth. In this section we weigh advantages and disadvantages of this option.

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4.1.1.7. Earth Rendezvous Operations
   4.1.1.7.1. Aerobraking to Earth Orbit
   4.1.1.7.2. Aerobraking to Earth Surface


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