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down·link

 (doun′lĭngk′)
n.
A transmission path for the communication of signals and data from a communications satellite or other space vehicle to the earth and back.

down′link′ v.

downlink

(ˈdaʊnlɪŋk)
n
the link from a satellite to an earth station

down•link

(ˈdaʊnˌlɪŋk)

n.
a transmission path for data or other signals from a communications satellite to earth.
[1965–70]
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0 GHz provides the capacity for downlinking at the high data rates necessary to advance the usefulness of future Earth Observation missions.
However, compared to the two-way video possibilities existing today--compressed video and others that allow phone line/land line use for two-way audio/video interaction--sending a beam to a satellite and then downlinking it at certain sites, with limited audio and interaction possibilities, seems relatively mundane.