space relay n.

a relay station, as for a radio transmission, in space or on a moon


  • 1958 L. Biggle Orzu Problem in Saturn Science Fiction & Fantasy Mar. page image Lloyd Biggle, Jr. bibliography

    Then back came the reply from the Director…by high-priority space relay.

  • 1958 C. L. Fontenay Conservation in Worlds of If Apr. 68/1 page image Charles L. Fontenay bibliography

    What gets me is that they should have a robot-controlled space relay station orbiting outside the atmosphere.

  • 2005 Hollywood Reporter (Nexis) 19 Dec.

    Even the future satellite transmission route remains open to question because both platforms presently use rival space relays.

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