relay satellite


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relay satellite

[′rē‚lā ‚sad·əl‚īt]
(aerospace engineering)
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To improve the efficiency of our routing scheme, we do not choose all neighbors as the relay satellites.
For the relay satellite scheduling problem, genetic algorithm is applied to generate the scheduling scheme in [16].
The data relay satellite, known by its acronym DRTS, or data relay test satellite, is designed to relay data to Japan from the International Space Station and other satellites orbiting below it.
was successful in supporting the launch of the latest Tracking and Data Relay Satellite (TDRS-M) for NASA's Space Network.
NASA will launch a tracking and data relay satellite Friday that will support space communications through the 2020s, (https://www.
A relay satellite divide the distance from Mars to Earth into parts, which reduce the total transmission power to some extent.
This increment includes the capability for receiving and transmitting mission data across the Space Network and includes telemetry and control for the Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System (TDRSS) second-generation satellites.
New York (AirGuide - Airline & Travel News) Wed, Mar 5, 2014 - A Boeing-made data relay satellite is set to launch tonight from Cape Canaveral, becoming a communications link between NASA and the International Space Station.
Boeing Boeing satellite set for NASA launch A Boeing-made data relay satellite is set to launch tonight from Cape Canaveral, becoming a communications link between NASA and the International Space Station.
FLORIDA (CyHAN)- United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket lifts off from Space Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station carrying NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite, or TDRS-L, spacecraft to Earth orbit.
PDT) through NASA's Tracking and Data Relay Satellite System.