stationary satellite


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stationary satellite

[′stā·shə‚ner·ē ′sad·əl‚īt]
(aerospace engineering)
A satellite in a stationary orbit.
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This year's closest approach will be around 25,000 km away, actually inside the orbit of many man made Geo stationary satellites.
Now stationary satellites give a constant and complete picture of developments.
8 engineering test satellite, which the agency says is one of the largest stationary satellites in the world.
Global Positioning System units in cars use a network of stationary satellites to guide travel with astonishing precision.
With the installation scheduled to be finished by the end of the year, they said they plan to monitor a stationary obit at an altitude of 36,000 kilometers where debris of stationary satellites are concentrated.
Simply put, it creates a high-power satellite signal using low-power stationary satellites that are already in orbit.
The system will used NTT's two stationary satellites located above the equator N-STAR, and JSAT's telecommunications satellite JCSAT.