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tracking station

Syllabification: track·ing sta·tion

Definition of tracking station in English:

noun

A place from which the movements of missiles, aircraft, or satellites are tracked by radar or radio.
Example sentences
  • Galileo will consist of about 30 satellites, a global network of tracking stations and central control facilities in Europe.
  • A test this month will verify the spacecraft's ability to communicate through NASA's Deep Space Network tracking stations.
  • A confirmation of successful release is expected to be received from NASA's Deep Space Network tracking stations at Madrid, Spain and Goldstone, Calif., shortly before 8: 00 p.m.

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