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