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tracking station

noun [C] uk   us  
a place where electrical waves are used to follow the direction of objects, such as spacecraft, in space
Translations of “tracking station”
in Chinese (Traditional) (追蹤太空船等的)跟蹤站…
in Chinese (Simplified) (追踪航天器等的)跟踪站…
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