Definition of ground controller in English:

ground controller


  • See ground control

    • ‘Once the telescope is placed in its orbit, ground controllers will send a message telling the telescope to unfold its high-tech mirror petals.’
    • ‘But they are assured by the ground controllers - particularly an overly confident navigation expert - that the asteroid will pass no more than five kilometers away.’
    • ‘Not only would I have been at fault for flying into weather beyond the capabilities of the aircraft, but the tapes would have clearly shown the ground controller supervisor telling me that I shouldn't be flying on that day.’
    • ‘The space vehicle is sufficiently far away for the ground controllers - having access to all data and not just a limited selection - to take the best decision.’
    • ‘If we are unfamiliar with a particular gate or taxi route, ground controllers are more than willing to help out with directions.’