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1‘the European Space Agency's ERS-1 satellite’
space station, space capsule, spacecraft
artificial satellite, communications satellite, weather satellite, television satellite
sputnik, COBE, IRAS
2‘the two small satellites of Mars’
moon, secondary planet
3‘Bulgaria was then a Russian satellite’
dependency, colony, protectorate, dominion, possession, holding
historical fief, tributary
1‘a satellite state’
dependent, subordinate, subsidiary, ancillary
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