stationary orbit


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stationary orbit

n.
A geostationary orbit.

stationary orbit

n
(Astronautics) astronautics an orbit lying in, or approximately in, the plane of the equator for which the orbital period is equal to the spin period of the central body
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If the moon had a stationary orbit, meaning it didn't move other than orbiting Earth, then it would cast the same shadow on Earth each time is passed between the sun and the planet.
A video and models will be used to demonstrate the company's various technologies for realizing a base on the moon and its space solar power system (SSPS) concept, whereby energy will be generated by solar power using huge solar panels placed in stationary orbit around the Earth, and transmitted to Earth by microwave technology.
Your lifespan is in the millions of years, so you are quite patient and park yourself in a stationary orbit above the equator a few hundred miles west of the Galapagos Islands.
Syncom 3 was launched in August 1964 with a relatively stationary orbit that used fixed ground-station antennas.
The satellite, dubbed MTSAT, will be put into a stationary orbit 36,000 kilometers above Earth in 10 days and will begin operations in late May.
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Current subscribers of broadcasting satellite (BS)-based TV services can use their dish antennas to receive the new CS-based services because the new satellite is placed on a stationary orbit close to the orbit position of the BS.