Glossary of Space Exploration Terminology

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High-gain Antenna
High-gain antenna
A dish-shaped spacecraft antenna principally used for high rate communication with Earth This type of antenna is highly directionally and must be pointed to within a fraction of a degree of Earth.

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Rocketry & Space Technology

Glossary courtesy of Robert Braeunig's
Rocketry & Space Technology website.