geostationary geostationary

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  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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