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ALSO CALLED: Satellites Systems, Satellite Systems
DEFINITION: A miniaturized satellite is an earth-orbiting device having lower mass and smaller physical dimensions than a conventional satellite, such as a geostationary satellite. Miniaturized satellites have become increasingly common in recent years. They are well-suited for use in proprietary wireless communications networks, as well as for scientific observation, data gathering and the Global Positioning  … 
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SATELLITE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS DEFINITION (continued): …  System (GPS).Miniaturized satellites are often placed in low earth orbits and are launched in groups called "swarms." In this type of system, each satellite operates in a manner similar to a repeater in a cellular communications system. Some miniaturized satellites are placed in elongated (elliptical) orbits. Miniaturized satellites can be classified according to mass in kilograms (kg) or weight in pounds (lb). A microsatellite (or microsat) masses between 10 kg and 500 kg, a weight range of 22 pounds (lb) to 1100 lb. A nanosatellite (or nanosat) masses between 1 kg and 10 kg (2.2 lb … 
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