geostationary orbit

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a geosynchronous orbit that is fixed with respect to a position on the Earth

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After launch, the mission control center at Mitsubishi Electric's Kamakura Works located in Kamakura, Japan guided the ST-2 through a series of procedures to deploy its solar arrays and antennas and to inject the satellite into geostationary orbit.
The chemical propulsion subsystem was responsible for initial orbit raising and performed according to plan, setting the stage for the follow-on ascent to geostationary orbit using electric propulsion, which was completed last week.
Furthermore with our system design, operation strategy and the plasma thruster technology we implement, we have completed the fastest electric orbit raising ever from transfer to geostationary orbit, which will allow Eutelsat to put their electric satellite into service in record time, said Nicolas Chamussy, Head of Space Systems at Airbus.
The XR-5 Hall system is the highest power Hall thruster system ever flown, and each XR-5 Hall thruster incorporates Aerojet Rocketdyne's patented zero-erosion design, which enables the extremely long-life capability required to raise the satellite from where it is placed into orbit by the launch vehicle to its final destination in geostationary orbit.
The satellite has been steadily approaching the designated point on its geostationary orbit, a company spokesman said earlier.
The newspaper reported that the engine will permit a carrier rocket to place a 25-ton payload into near-Earth orbit, or a 14-ton load into geostationary orbit.
In the coming five days, orbit raising maneuvers will be performed to place the satellite in the Geostationary Orbit with required inclination with reference to the equator.
The ministry added that the satellite would be the first of its kind to be placed into geostationary orbit after Europe and the United States sent similar satellites into low orbit.
The satellite will support all conventional and modern Fixed Satellite Service (FSS) applications, will use the geostationary orbit, and acquire a constant height of 36,000 km above the surface of earth crust.
After liftoff from the Xichang spaceport in southern China, Chang'e 1 will enter a geostationary orbit before firing its engine to head for the Moon.
into geotransfer orbit: 13,840 lbs into geostationary orbit.
The Societe Europeene des Satellites (SES) ASTRA 2B digital broadcast satellite was successfully launched into a geostationary orbit at 28.
Paris:SESG) (LuxX:SESG) today announced that SES AMERICOM, its North American subsidiary, has declared to insurers that its recently launched satellite - AMC-14 - is now considered a total loss, due to a lack of viable options to reposition the satellite to its proper geostationary orbit.
TELECOMWORLDWIRE-October 12, 2017-Eutelsat's Airbus-built full electric EUTELSAT 172B satellite goes into geostationary orbit
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