Canadian Space Agency
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.
Translation: satellite géosynchrone
Definition: An earth satellite whose average sidereal revolution period is equal to the earth’s sidereal rotation period, or about 23 h 56 min.
Other Definition: None