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tracking station

[′trak·iŋ ‚stā·shən]
(engineering)
A radio, radar, or other station set up to track an object moving through the atmosphere or space.
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It turns out that none of the downrange tracking stations primed to receive telemetry from the Ariane 5 established contact with the rocket.
Eight satellite tracking stations, located in Hawaii, England, Guam, Diego Garcia, Greenland and three in the continental U.S., provide telemetry, tracking and commanding communications with the space vehicles during this intricate soccer match.
* Visits to the Mount Stromlo Observatory and the Tidbinbilla Deep Space Tracking Station, with sessions in astronomy and the Mars Rover Program.
* Greg Roberts; "Paardefontein Satellite Tracking Station, 1965-1981", Vol 71, nos.
Russia: A European tracking station in western Australia has "established contact" with Russia s Phobos-Grunt spacecraft, which has been stranded in orbit since launch on November 8, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on Wednesday.
Among these petrol pumps/CNG stations include Mery Filling Station Bypass Sadhar Jhang Road, Super Filling Station Narwala Road, Prime CNG Jhang Road, Gas Link CNG Narwala Road, Rehmat Petroleum Jaranwala Road Peoples Colony, Jehanzeb Petroleum Jaranwala Road, Fitness Petroleum Kotwali Road, Bismillah Petroleum Khurarianwala Bypass, Fine Stare Petroleum Khurarianwala Bypass, Subhan Tracking Station Sheikhupura Road, Five Stare Filling Station Sheikhupura Road Gattwala Toll Plaza, Dogar Brothers Kharal Petroleum Bypass Sammundri Road and Al-Hamd CNG Khurarianwala Sheikhupura Road.
The system featured a tracking station where Sodexho employees entered data about what they were throwing out and why.
Globalstar, Inc., a provider of mobile satellite voice and data services, recently said it was building a satellite tracking station in Botswana, southern Africa.
(Nasdaq:GSAT), Milpitas, Calif., a provider of mobile satellite voice and data services to businesses, government, and consumers, has commenced construction of a satellite tracking station in Botswana, located in Southern Africa.
The Ministry of Defence are to retain the South Uist centre, keep radar staff at a tracking station on remote St Kilda, and keep a fullscale range on Benbecula.
Operators at the state-of-theart tracking station at RAF Fylingdales, high on the North Yorkshire Moors, which happened nearly 500 miles over Siberian Russia, were attempting to assess the risk posed by the pieces of wreckage, including any danger to the manned International Space Station.
InmarsatCOs tracking station in Fucino, Italy was able to track the satellite while it was still coupled to the Breeze M launch vehicle.