Ground station

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A ground station is a mostly stationary station located on the earth's surface for the observation , surveillance or telemetry of missiles inside or outside the earth's atmosphere .

Such missiles are mainly:

The purpose of observation can be:

The different types of ground stations include: a .:

Earlier systems for determining the orbit of satellites were u. a. the US Minitrack radio network and the Moonwatch stations around the world .