geostationary geostationary


  • (adj) of or having a geosynchronous orbit such that the position in such an orbit is fixed with respect to the earth


  1. The normal configuration of our weather satellites is two geostationary satellites and two polar-orbiting satellites.
  2. Indeed, some experts envision a day when only three powerful geostationary supersatellites, spaced equal distances apart, will handle almost all the world's telecommunications.
  3. The Long March 3 was only capable of placing an 870-pound payload into geostationary transfer orbit.


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anachronistic anachronistic
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