tracking station definition by Webster's New World
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a station equipped to track the path of and record data from a spacecraft, satellite, etc.
tracking station definition by American Heritage Dictionary
A station for observing the path of and maintaining contact with an object in the atmosphere or in space especially by means of radar or radio.