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n. (context military space science English) (abbreviation of anti-satellite weapon English)


adj. of or relating to a system to destroy satellites in orbit; "antisatellite weapons" [syn: antisatellite]


ASAT can mean:

  • Anti-satellite weapon
    • The ASM-135 ASAT, an air-launched anti-satellite multi stage missile
  • aspartate aminotransferase, an enzyme in amino acid metabolism
  • Association for Science in Autism Treatment, an organization promoting applied behavior analysis and other autism therapies supported by scientific research and opposing autism therapies without scientific evidence
  • Advanced Subsonic Aerial Target A UAV used by the British Army for AA training

Usage examples of "asat".

It can deactivate missiles, aircraft, ships, Asats — anything at all with computer guidance.

Of the six remaining ASAT missiles, three had been decertified by the man for cracks in the solid-fuel propellant.

The final stage of the ASAT was basically a smart projectile, which would use the momentum imparted by the rocket boosters to hurl itself at its target.

Engineering test pilot, assistant project officer for the ASAT program-I'm good enough to get an invite to Houston, even-but will they let me fly combat?