Definition of Subsatellite

1. Noun. A component of a satellite that is released once in orbit ¹



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Definition of Subsatellite

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Subsatellite

subs
subs' bench
subs in
subs out
subsacral
subsale
subsales
subsaline
subsalt
subsalts
subsample
subsampled
subsamples
subsampling
subsannation
subsatellite (current term)
subsatellites
subsaturated
subsaturation
subsaturations
subscale
subscales
subscapularis
subschema
subschemas
subschemata
subscheme
subschemes
subscience
subsciences

Literary usage of Subsatellite

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1. Priorities in Space Science Enabled by Nuclear Power And Propulsion by Ssb, ebrary, Inc (2006)
"One subsatellite is dropped into a low-inclination, low-eccentricity orbit ... The fourth subsatellite, which could be the ferry itself, will monitor the ..."

2. Space Flight: The First Thirty Years (1993)
"Apollo 15 also launched small subsatellite for measuring particles and fields in the lunar vicinity. On the way back to Earth, Worden, ..."

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