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Platform: GEOSTATIONARY SATELLITES
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Geostationary satellites are satellites that travel above Earth's
equator from west to east at an altitude of approximately 35,900
kilometers (22,300 miles) and at a speed matching that of Earth's
rotation, thus remaining stationary in relation to Earth.

[Source: The American HeritageĆ½ Dictionary of the English
Language, Fourth Edition Copyright Ć½ 2000 by Houghton Mifflin
Company.]
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