The present orbit of the satellite will be raised to Geostationary Orbit of about 36,000 km altitude through three orbit raising manoeuvres by the firing of GSAT-16's Liquid Apogee Motor (LAM) Engine.
What does GEO stand for?
GEO stands for Geostationary Orbit
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- General Education Outcome
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- Georgia (ISO Country code)
- Geospatial Enterprise Office (Oregon)
- Geostationary Earth Orbiter/ing
- Geostationary Equatorial Orbit
- Geosynchronous Earth Orbit
- Geotechnical Engineering Office (Hong Kong)
- Geothermal Education Office (Tiburon, CA)
- Global Education Office (various universities)
- Global Elite Operatives (gaming clan)
- Global Engagement Operations
- Global Environment Outlook
- Global Equity Offerings
- Global Equity Opportunities (Goldman Sachs)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Isro said the first orbit raising operation is scheduled for tomorrow at around 03:50am as part of manoeuvres to place the satellite finally in its designated slot at 55 deg East longitude in the Geostationary orbit and co-located with GSAT-8, IRNSS-1A and IRNSS-1B satellites.
While INSAT-3DR will be positioned in geostationary orbit and is expected to be ready by June 2015, GISAT is still in the preparatory stage.
The ministry added that the satellite would be the first of its kind to be placed into geostationary orbit after Europe and the United States sent similar satellites into low orbit.
THE SATELLITE WILL TAKE THE CONTROL POINT OF 36 DEGREES EAST LONGITUDE ON THE GEOSTATIONARY ORBIT.
As multifunctional transport satellites, the Himawari-6 was launched in February 2005 and placed in geostationary orbit the following month, while the Himawari-7 was launched and put in orbit in February 2006.
The nine chapters compose 60 pages and discuss topics that include: past smaller satellite designs, proposed missions to be performed near geostationary orbit by smaller satellites, concept of operations, and possible orbit injection methods.
For example in 1945 Clarke proposed the idea of communication satellites in geostationary orbit.