navigational satellite

navigational satellite
a satellite designed to enable operators of aircraft, vehicles, or vessels to determine their geographical position.
Also, navigation setellite. Also called NAVSAT.
[1960-65]

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navigational satellite,
an artificial earth satellite that transmits astronomical and meteorological data to earth as an aid in navigation.

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