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Definition of "nosecone" [nosecone]

  • Alternative spelling of nose cone. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "nosecone" in a sentence
  • "You want these things incorporated in every cargo and human rated rocket going up there, and fortunately they can be - it's called the nosecone aeroshield, and every rocket payload has one."
  • "A picture of the missile shows a big nosecone which is typical for a satellite launcher and atypical for a ballistic missile."
  • "It's a one way trip, therefore your attitude control and reentry vectors can be and are unidirectional, out the back of the nosecone, and it's basically a trip of only several hours, something a space suited astronaut can get in and bail out when things can and do go wrong, which greatly simplifies the design of these things."