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Soft landing (aeronautics)

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Space Shuttle orbiter during soft landing

A soft landing is any type of aircraft, rocket or spacecraft-lander landing that does not result in damage to/the destruction of the vehicle or anything on board.[dubious ] (Contradictory to hard landing.)

This can be achieved by

Soft landing can be contrasted with the term hard landing.

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