geosynchronous


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geosynchronous

A communications satellite that orbits the earth in one day. At any given time of day, it always appears over the same location on the planet. See geostationary and geocentric.
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Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne announced on Saturday that it's engines had boosted into orbit the US military's first Space Based Infrared System Geosynchronous satellite (SBIRS GEO 1) for early-warning missile detection.
"The Chandrayaan-2 we are planning to have in the year 2013 and by that time we should have our GSLV (Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle) flying with the Indigenous Cryogenic Engine Stage that's the target with which we are working," Radhakrishnan told reporters here.
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) Apr 15 (ANI): The stage is all set for the launch of the first flight-testing of indigenous cryogenic engine on homespun rocket, Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D3), from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota at 4.27 pm today.
The Zenit-3SL launch vehicle lifted off from the Odyssey Launch Platform at 05:21GMT on 15 July and the Block DM-SL upper stage separated from the EchoStar XI satellite about an hour later, leaving the satellite in a geosynchronous transfer orbit ready for transition to its final geostationary orbit.
Space technology company Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE:ORB) declared on Thursday that the KOREASAT 6 (K6) satellite built in partnership with Thales Alenia Space for Korea's KT Corporation was successfully launched into geosynchronous transfer orbit.
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Apr 15 (ANI): India's ambitious launch of Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-D3) failed here on Thursday.
Lockheed Martin Commercial Space Systems, part of US-based Lockheed Martin Corp, has won a contract to build an A2100 geosynchronous satellite for the Canadian telecomms and broadcast distribution services provider Telesat.
The CHIRP sensor features a telescope that can view a quarter of the earth from geosynchronous orbit.