Definition of tracking station in English:

tracking station

Syllabification: track·ing sta·tion

noun

A place from which the movements of missiles, aircraft, or satellites are tracked by radar or radio.
More 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.

Definition of tracking station in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day vituperate
Pronunciation: vɪˈtjuːpəreɪt
verb
blame or insult (someone) in strong language...