geosynchronous


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of or having an orbit with a fixed period of 24 hours (although the position in the orbit may not be fixed with respect to the earth)

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Data from GSSAP will uniquely contribute to timely and accurate orbital predictions, enhancing our knowledge of the geosynchronous orbit environment, and further enabling spaceflight safety to include satellite collision avoidance," the ULA said (http://www.
The first operational geosynchronous communication satellite was Syncom 2, launched by the U.
It is often convenient to use an "Earth coverage" antenna, as shown in Figure 2, on a geosynchronous satellite.
Payload: Navstar Global Positioning System, as well as civil and commercial satellites into low earth, polar, geotransfer and geosynchronous orbits.
That's because the scientists and engineers who designed the newest generation of geosynchronous satellites phased out that channel, which was originally used to detect moisture at low altitudes in Earth's atmosphere.
Governor Jerry Brown of California no longer wants us to lower our expectations but to raise them; into geosynchronous orbit, in fact.
A commercial GEO satellite provides commercial services such as television relay and resides in a geosynchronous Earth orbit, which is 36,000 km above the Equator.
The MUOS space segment will consist of a constellation of geosynchronous satellites and the ground segments will include ground stations providing command and control of the satellites, the user network and the ground-based interfaces that provide access to terrestrial telecommunication networks and the Global Information Grid.
On launch day, a Zenit-3SL rocket will lift the 5,920 kg (13,051 lb) spacecraft to geosynchronous transfer orbit, on its way to a final orbital location of 57 degrees East Longitude.
The Falcon 9 spaceship, which previously accomplished its first sea landing after delivering payload to the International Space Station (ISS), accomplished deploying the JCSAT-14 satellite to a Geosynchronous Transfer Orbit, and against general odds, successfully landed back on Earth, in the sea.