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apoapsis in Earth orbit; the point in its orbit where a satellite is at the greatest distance from the Earth apogee
orbit of moon or satellite farthest from earth, point of apogee
satellite equipped with a telescope to observe infrared radiation astronomy satellite
craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun ballistic capsule , spacecraft , space vehicle
United States rocket engineer (born in Germany where he designed a missile used against England); he led the United States Army team that put the first American satellite into space (1912-1977) Braun , von Braun , Wernher Magnus Maximilian von Braun , Wernher von Braun
acceleration toward the center that holds a satellite in elliptical orbit centripetal acceleration
artificial satellite that relays signals back to earth; moves in a geostationary orbit communications satellite
parachute of spacecraft or satellite drogue parachute
independent government agency that regulates interstate and international communications by radio and television and wire and cable and satellite FCC , Federal Communications Commission
satellite that rotates with Earth geostationary orbit satellite , geosynchronous orbit satellite
terrorist group formed in 1977 as the result of a split with the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine; became a satellite of al-Fatah; made terrorist attacks on Israel across the Lebanese border Jabat al-Tahrir al-Filistiniyyah , Palestine Liberation Front , PLF
(astronomy) a real or apparent slow oscillation of a moon or satellite libration
arithmetic mean of the maximum and minimum distances of a celestial body (satellite or secondary star) from its primary mean distance
satellite that transmits frequent picture of the earth below meteorological satellite , weather satellite
any natural satellite of a planet moon
natural satellite of the Earth Moon
planetary satellite moon
earth satellite moon
earth's satellite moon
path in space of a planet or satellite orbit
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