subsatellite

noun
sub·​sat·​el·​lite | \ ˌsəb-ˈsa-tə-ˌlīt How to pronounce subsatellite (audio) \

Definition of subsatellite

: an object carried into orbit in and subsequently released from a satellite or spacecraft

First Known Use of subsatellite

1956, in the meaning defined above

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“Subsatellite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subsatellite. Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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