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What does GEO stand for?

GEO stands for Geosynchronous Earth Orbit

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March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The second Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) built Space Based Infrared System (SBIRS) Geosynchronous Earth Orbit (GEO-2) spacecraft was encapsulated into its payload fairing March 4 in preparation for a March 19 liftoff aboard an Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla.
The SDC began initial operations in July 2010 for SDA founding members Inmarsat, Intelsat and SES and, with the transfer of AGI's prototype SOCRATES geosynchronous Earth orbit (GEO) and Low Earth orbit (LEO) conjunction assessment programs to the SDC in December 2010, the SDC now provides CA processing for more than 65% of all operational satellites in GEO.
Orbital's highly successful geosynchronous Earth orbit communications satellites are based on the company's STAR(TM) spacecraft platform, which is able to accommodate all types of commercial communications payloads and is compatible will all major commercial launchers.
Orbital's highly successful geosynchronous Earth orbit (GEO) communications satellites are based on the company's STAR(TM) spacecraft platform, which is able to accommodate all types of commercial communications payloads and is compatible will all major commercial launchers.