tracking station


tracking station
Synonyms and related words:
CIC, Combat Information Center, advance base, beacon station, bunker, control center, control station, direction-finder station, display station, fixed station, home station, impact area, inner station, launching base, lunar city, moon station, outer station, portable field unit, proving ground, radar station, radar tracking station, radio compass station, radio mirror, radio relay station, radio station, research station, space airport, space dock, space laboratory, space station, spaceport, triangulation stations

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  • tracking station — ☆ tracking station n. a station equipped to track the path of and record data from a spacecraft, satellite, etc …   English World dictionary

  • tracking station — tracking .station n a place from which objects moving in space, such as ↑satellites and ↑rockets, can be recognized and followed …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • tracking station — tracking ,station noun count a place where scientists check and record the movements of space vehicles and SATELLITES …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • tracking station — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms tracking station : singular tracking station plural tracking stations a place where scientists check and record the movements of space vehicles and satellites …   English dictionary

  • tracking station — a facility equipped with instrumentation for following the flight path of, communicating with, and collecting data from a rocket or spacecraft. [1960 65] * * * ˈtracking station [tracking station] noun a place where people follow the movements of …   Useful english dictionary

  • tracking station — sekimo stotis statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. tracking station vok. Folgeradaranlage, f rus. станция слежения, f pranc. station de poursuite, f …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • tracking station — station where enemy movements are tracked and recorded …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tracking station — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. observatory, radar station, reporting station, check point; see station …   English dictionary for students

  • tracking station — /ˈtrækɪŋ steɪʃən/ (say traking stayshuhn) noun a station used for following an object, especially a satellite, moving through the atmosphere or space, usually by means of radio or radar …   Australian English dictionary

  • tracking station — a facility equipped with instrumentation for following the flight path of, communicating with, and collecting data from a rocket or spacecraft. [1960 65] * * * …   Universalium