Definition of tracking station in English:
A place from which the movements of missiles, aircraft, or satellites are tracked by radar or radio.
- 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:
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