Astronautics Vocabulary

The Astronautics Vocabulary is a glossary of terms that pertain to the science and technology of spaceflight. This alphabetical list can be navigated by clicking on the letters A-Z displayed on this page.

Definition of geosynchronous

Translation:
géosynchrone
Definition:
Refers to an Earth satellite whose orbital period is very close to the Earth’s inertial or sidereal period of nearly 24 hours.
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