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geostationary orbit


She suggests placing mirrors in geostationary orbit to harness solar energy.
  an orbit that keeps a satellite positioned over one part of the world
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geostationary orbit geostationary orbits
Strongly Associated with:   geosynchronous
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A geostationary orbit is a geosynchronous, circular orbit above the equator. Science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke is credited with first proposing the now successful use of geostationary orbits for communications satellites.
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  • She suggests placing mirrors in geostationary orbit to harness solar energy.
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Associated words [difficulty]:   geostationary orbit , geosynchronous [7] , geosynchronous [7] , Skylab [9]
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