Then the descent vehicle fired its retro-rockets, slowing the plunge even more and setting the stage for the sky crane maneuver to begin.
What does DV stand for?
DV stands for Descent Vehicle
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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We have 20 other meanings of DV in our Acronym Attic
- Déjà Vu (amusement park ride)
- Delay Variance
- Delivery Verification Certificate
- Deluxe Version
- Demand for Validation (credit)
- Demand Valve
- Dengue Virus
- Deo Volente (Latin: God Willing)
- Dependent Variable
- Depreciated Value
Samples in periodicals archive:
When the descent vehicle 'Eagle' - containing Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin - touched down on the lunar surface in 1969 Sir Michael Stoute was unknown, but he has since trained the winner of the King George VI and Queen Elizabeth Stakes five times.
The experiment took place in a multi-floored facility in Moscow that includes a mock spacecraft, a descent vehicle, and a simulation of the Martian surface.