minisatellite

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Etymology[edit]

mini- +‎ satellite

Noun[edit]

minisatellite ‎(plural minisatellites)

  1. (genetics) A short series of bases that reoccurs many times in a genome
  2. (space science) A small satellite
    • Meanwhile, other members of ESA’s Proba minisatellite family – each smaller than a cubic metre – will be looking downwards, attempting to capture views of the Moon’s shadow as it crosses Earth.[1]
  3. (space science) an artificial satellite massing between 100 and 500 kilograms

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References[edit]

  1. ^ “ESA MINISATELLITES TO FOLLOW EUROPE’S SOLAR ECLIPSE”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1] (HTML, in English), ESA, 2015-03-13, archived from the original on 2015-03-13, retrieved 2015-03-16

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Noun[edit]

minisatellite m ‎(plural minisatelliti)

  1. (genetics) minisatellite