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  1. orbitingverb

    Verb form of the word orbit.

    The satellite is orbiting earth as we speak.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 21, 2020  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of orbiting in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of orbiting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  1. Miguel Miranda:

    Details remain vague on this inspector satellite, but the main concern is its able to launch small payloads towardanother orbiting vehicle, going by that alone, it does seem to have an offensive role, and this is what the U.S. military is concerned about.

  2. Sara Seager:

    When we find a Planet B, I want it to be a true Earth twin, a planet orbiting a sun-like star and the Earth-like orbit that has a thin atmosphere and oceans and continents.

  3. Steve Wozniak:

    There's a real need for us here on Earth who don't work in the space industry to begin to understand how space debris impacts us every day, many of us don't realize how much of our lives are reliant on services delivered from and through space — GPS services, financial transactions, climate monitoring. Our life on Earth is connected to space and even the smallest debris orbiting the Earth can damage and destroy these critical capabilities for some of the most basic aspects of our day-to-day life.

  4. Ryan Zeigler:

    Understanding how volcanism works on other planets lets us understand how the whole solar system formed. So if we want to know how we went from a giant ball of dust to nine planets orbiting around the sun... this is how we're going to do it; studies like this, on rocks like this.

  5. Marc Rayman:

    We are tremendously excited, we have guided this robotic probe for well over seven years on an interplanetary journey of more than 3 billion miles. Along the way we sailed past Mars. We spent 14 months orbiting and scrutinizing the giant protoplanet Vesta. ... Now, finally, we are on the verge of conducting the first exploration ever of the first dwarf planet.

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