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geostationary

Aligned with the earth. Refers to geostationary earth orbit (GEO) satellites that revolve around the equator at the same rotational speed as the earth. Appearing as though they are not moving at all, GEOs are always above the same location on the planet. See geosynchronous and GEO.


GEOs Travel With the Earth
Geostationary satellites travel at earth speed and are always in the same place above the earth. They also cover a large geographic area.
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Recommendation: To improve NOAA's ability to maintain geostationary satellites continuity and improve efforts to involve key GOES data users, the Secretary of Commerce should direct the NOAA Administrator to establish processes for satellite data requirements definition and prioritization to include documented input from external federal agencies that rely on GOES data on future satellite acquisitions.
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If you are interested in a virtual brochure, which provides manufacturers, end users, and other industry participants with an overview of the Commercial Geostationary Transponder Markets for EMEA, then send an e-mail to Joanna Lewandowska, Corporate Communications, at joanna.
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The satellite is scheduled for launch in Q4 2016 and will be in a geostationary orbit and will expand SES' capabilities across Latin America.
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The sensor will fly on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite missions, known as the GOES-R Series.
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