Reboost

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Reboost is the process of boosting the altitude of an artificial satellite,[1][2][3] to increase the time until its orbit will decay and it re-enters the atmosphere.[3]

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  1. ^ Stewart, Robert W. (1992-05-15). "Rocket Blasts Satellite Toward a Proper Orbit". Los Angeles Times. tronc. Retrieved 2017-01-05. 
  2. ^ "STS-49 (Intelsat/Asem) Mission Profile". NASA.gov. NASA. Retrieved 2017-01-05. 
  3. ^ a b Savage, Donald L.; Finneran, Michael. "NASA Succeeds with Gamma-Ray Observatory Reboost". NASA.gov. Washington, D.C.: NASA. p. 2. Retrieved 2017-01-05.