Definition of Geostationary orbit

1. Noun. A geosynchronous orbit that is fixed with respect to a position on the Earth.

Generic synonyms: Geosynchronous Orbit



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Geostationary Orbit

geosequestration
geoslavery
geosmin
geosocial
geospace
geospatial
geospatially
geosphere
geospheres
geospheric
geospherical
geospizine
geospizines
geostatic
geostationary
geostationary orbit (current term)
geostatistic
geostatistical
geostatistically
geostatistics
geostrategic
geostrategies
geostrategist
geostrategists
geostrategy
geostrophic
geostrophic wind
geostrophic wind level
geostrophically
geosurveillance

Literary usage of Geostationary orbit

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Exploring the Moon and Mars: Choices for the Nation (1992)
"Some of the advantages of a lunar observatory also apply to telescopes situated in geostationary orbit. In addition, spacecraft designers have more than two ..."

2. Directory of Federal Laboratory and Technology Resources: A Guide to (1993)
"Geophysics Directorate, Phillips Laboratory, Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force See 0680 0318 Geostationary-Orbit Synoptic Data Base on ..."

3. The Problem of Space Travel: The Rocket Motor by Hermann Noordung, Ernest Stuhlinger, J. D. Hunley, Jennifer Garland (1995)
"And while some Austrians h ive tried to credit Potocnik with first conceiving of both the communications satellite and a geostationary orbit for it, ..."

4. Volcanic Ash and Aviation Safety: Proceedings of the First International edited by T. J. Casadevall (1995)
"[TOMS, total ozone mapping spectrometer. The GEO-TOMS, sa geostationary orbit has similar spectral and radiometrie requirements but ..."

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