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ALOUETTE
ANDOVER EARTH STATION
ANTI-SATELLITE WEAPON
ARABSAT
ASTRONOMERS
ASTRONOMY
BALLOON SATELLITE
BEPPOSAX
BROADCAST
CASSIOPE
CHANDRA
CLARKE
COBE
COMMUNICATIONS SATELLITES
CUBESAT
DAVID CRISWELL
DEFENSE METEOROLOGICAL SATELLITE PROGRAM
DIRECTV
DIRECWAY
DISH NETWORK
DONG FANG HONG I
EARTH OBSERVATION SATELLITES
ELEVATION
FALCONSAT
FEED HORN
FOCAL POINT
GEOCENTRIC ORBIT
GEOSTATIONARY ORBIT
GEOSTATIONARY ORBITS
GEOSTATIONARY SATELLITES
GEOSYNCHRONOUS ORBIT
GEOSYNCHRONOUS ORBITS
GEOSYNCHRONOUS SATELLITE
GRAVEYARD ORBIT
GRAVITY PROBE B
HIGH ENERGY TRANSIENT EXPLORER
HIPPARCOS
HISPASAT
HUBBLE SPACE TELESCOPE
HUGHES
HUGHESNET
IMAGE
IMAGES
INCLINATION
INCLINED ORBIT
INFRARED SPACE OBSERVATORY
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Alouette

  1. Alouette was the cornerstone on which Canada became a leader in the peaceful uses of space and on which a competitive space industry has been built.
  2. Alouette was used to study the ionosphere, an area of the upper atmosphere where many future satellites would be placed in orbit.
  3. The name "Alouette" came from the .
  4. The name "Alouette" came from the French " skylark " and from the title of a popular French-Canadian folk song, Alouette.
  5. The name "Alouette" came from the French for " skylark " and from the title of a popular French-Canadian folk song. (Web site)

Andover Earth Station

  1. Andover Earth Station is a satellite earth station located at ().
  2. The Andover Earth Station is a major facility for overseas commercial communications via satellite between the US and many Atlantic area points.
  3. The Andover Earth Station was equipped with a giant horn antenna, 7 stories high and weighed 340 tons.

Anti-Satellite Weapon

  1. On January 11, 2007, China successfully carried out its first test of an anti-satellite weapon.
  2. The ASAT missile was designed to be a standoff anti-satellite weapon, with the F-15A acting as a first stage. (Web site)
  3. Message boards Post comment Anti-satellite weapon Anti-satellite weapons (ASATs) are weapons designed to be used against artificial satellites.

Arabsat

  1. ArabSat is a leading communications satellite operator in the Middle East, headquartered in the city of Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
  2. Arabsat is a recognized pioneer of satellite communications in the Arab world.
  3. Arabsat is a satellite built by Aerospatiale .
  4. Arabsat is also an abbreviation for the .
  5. Arabsat is also an abbreviation for the Arab Satellite Communications Organization .

Astronomers

  1. Astronomers are also studying our own galaxy, the Milky Way. (Web site)
  2. Astronomers are arguing over how to define a planet.
  3. Astronomers are celebrating Yohkoh's 10th anniversary with a scientific conference September 17 - 20 in Kona, Hawaii to discuss its latest discoveries.
  4. Astronomers are celebrating Yohkoh's tenth anniversary with a scientific conference September 17 - 20 in Kona, Hawaii to discuss its latest discoveries.
  5. Astronomers were detecting matter recently ejected by a supernova. (Web site)

Astronomy

  1. Astronomy is an ancient science. (Web site)
  2. Astronomy is defined as the study of space beyond Earth. (Web site)
  3. Astronomy is the oldest of the physical sciences. (Web site)
  4. Astronomy was revolutionized in the second half of the 19th cent. (Web site)

Balloon Satellite

  1. A balloon satellite is a satellite that is inflated with gas after it has been put into orbit .
  2. A balloon satellite is a satellite which is filled with gas when it has been put into orbit .

Bepposax

  1. BeppoSAX is a joint Italian and Dutch program.
  2. BeppoSAX is a major program of the Italian Space Agency with participation of the Netherlands Agency for Aerospace Programs.
  3. BeppoSAX is a three axes stabilized satellite, with a pointing accuracy of 1'. (Web site)
  4. BeppoSAX was an Italian - Dutch satellite for X-ray astronomy. (Web site)
  5. BeppoSAX was launched on April 30 1996 by an AtlasCentaur directly into a 600 km, 96 min orbit at 3.9 o inclination. (Web site)

Broadcast

  1. Broadcast - The distribution of audio and video signals to a large group.
  2. Broadcast: The sending of one transmission to multiple users in a defined group (compared to unicast).

Cassiope

  1. CASSIOPE is a hybrid satellite project of the Canadian Space Agency .
  2. CASSIOPE is a multifunctional mission designed to serve both a scientific and a commercial purpose.

Chandra

  1. Chandra is an X-ray Observatory launched by NASA on July 23, 1999. (Web site)
  2. Chandra was formerly known as AXAF, the Advanced X-ray Astrophysics Facility, but renamed by NASA in December, 1998.

Clarke

  1. Clarke was best known as co-creator of 2001: A Space Odyssey.
  2. Clarke was born in England on December 16, 1917 to a farming family, and served as a radar specialist in the Royal Air Force during World War Two.
  3. Clarke was slightly off in calculating the correct altitude, which is 22,300 statute miles, but his theory was correct. (Web site)

Cobe

  1. COBE is a success because the satellite led to a major discovery.
  2. COBE is a success because the satellite led to a major.
  3. COBE was an Explorer class satellite, with technology borrowed heavily from IRAS, but with some unique characteristics.
  4. COBE was conceived by NASA in 1974, with the idea that it be launched by one of the US space shuttles.
  5. COBE was designed to launch from Vandenberg Air Force Base on the Space Shuttle, which would insert it into a polar orbit.

Communications Satellites

  1. Communications satellites are artificial satellites stationed in space for the purposes of telecommunications using radio at microwave frequencies.
  2. Communications satellites are satellites stationed in space for the purpose of telecommunications. (Web site)
  3. Communications satellites are stationed in space to provide a worldwide linkup of radio, telephone and television.
  4. Communications satellites are used for military communications applications, such as Global Command and Control Systems. (Web site)

Cubesat

  1. A CubeSat is a 10 cm cube with a mass of up to 1 kg.
  2. A CubeSat is a pico satellite no bigger than 10x10x10cm and no heavier than excactly 1000g.
  3. A CubeSat is a satellite with a standard size of 10 cm 3 and a mass limit of 1 kg.
  4. A cubesat is a satellite made to be small, and inexpensive, generally for educational purposes.
  5. The cubesat is a four-inch pico-satellite originally designed as an educational platform.

David Criswell

  1. David Criswell is the guiding light for lunar solar power. (Web site)
  2. UH physicist David Criswell has spent 20 years developing such a plan. (Web site)

Defense Meteorological Satellite Program

  1. In addition, NOAA operates satellites in the Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP), which are also polar -orbiting satellites.
  2. Mission The Defense Meteorological Satellite Program has been collecting weather data for U.S. military operations for four decades.

Directv

  1. DIRECTV is a registered trademark of DIRECTV, Inc.
  2. DIRECTV is one of the leading U.S. digital multi-channel television service providers, with more than 13 million customers across the country.
  3. DIRECTV is the nation's #1 digital satellite entertainment service. (Web site)
  4. DirecTV is a digital-quality satellite TV network.
  5. DirecTV is a direct broadcast satellite (DBS) service that broadcasts digital satellite television and audio to households in the United States.

Direcway

  1. DIRECWAY is a popular consumer broadband satellite service. (Web site)
  2. DIRECWAY is the #1 satellite, high-speed service available everywhere in the continental United States. (Web site)
  3. DIRECWAY is the world’s leading satellite broadband provider.
  4. DIRECWAY is the world's leading broadband by satellite service for consumer, small business and enterprise markets. (Web site)
  5. DirecWay is a satellite-based broadband Internet service for SOHO and commercial users. (Web site)

Dish Network

  1. Satellite TV providers (Dish Network&DirecTV) review, packages, price, features, news and money saving tips. (Web site)
  2. DISH Network was also partnered with Starband to deliver broadband satellite Internet service along with its television service.
  3. DISH Network was launched in March 1996, and, along with DirecTV, primarily competes with cable television providers throughout the United States. (Web site)
  4. DISH Network's first satellite antenna was simply called the "DISH Network" dish. (Web site)
  5. Dish Network is a national provider of satellite-based television service.

Dong Fang Hong I

  1. Dong Fang Hong I was sent to the space by China's own "Long March" space rocket. (Web site)

Earth Observation Satellites

  1. Earth observation satellites are satellites intended for non-military uses such as environmental monitoring, meteorology, map making etc. (Web site)
  2. Earth observation satellites are specifically designed to observe the Earth.

Elevation

  1. Elevation - The angle of the satellite antenna relative to the horizon.
  2. Elevation: The upward tilt to a satellite antenna measured in degrees required to aim the antenna at the communications satellite.
  3. The Elevation is the vertical angle of the dish from the horizon. (Web site)
  4. The elevation is the upward tilt of a satellite dish antenna required to aim it at the communications satellite, measured in degrees.

Falconsat

  1. FalconSAT is the name of the United States Air Force Academy 's small satellite engineering program.

Feed Horn

  1. A feed horn is a device that collects the signals at the focus of the satellite dish and then channels them to the LNB.
  2. A feed horn is an antenna system that handles the incoming waveform from the dish to the focal point. (Web site)
  3. A feed horn is an antenna system that handles the incoming waveform from the dish to the telescoping antenna masts focal point.
  4. Feed Horn: A device which collects the signals at the focus of the satellite dish and channels them to the LNB.
  5. The feed horn is the part of the antenna that is mounted on an arm that sticks out from the dish.

Focal Point

  1. Focal Point - The area on the dish to which the primary reflector concentrates the received satellite signal.
  2. The focal point is the point where all reflected waves will be concentrated, this point is calculate with the following equation.
  3. The focal point is the point where all reflected waves will be concentrated.

Geocentric Orbit

  1. A geocentric orbit is an orbit of any object orbiting the Earth, such as the Moon or artificial satellites. (Web site)
  2. Geocentric orbit: An orbit around the planet Earth, such as the Moon or artificial satellites. (Web site)

Geostationary Orbit

  1. A geostationary orbit is a special case of a geosynchronous orbit.
  2. A geostationary orbit is a special case of geosynchronous orbits.
  3. A geostationary orbit is a type of geosynchronous orbit .
  4. A geostationary orbit is an orbit in which a satellite is always in the same position (appears stationary) with respect to the rotating Earth.
  5. A geostationary orbit is one that appears to stay above one point on the Earth. (Web site)

Geostationary Orbits

  1. Geostationary orbits are often referred to as geosynchronous or just GEO.
  2. Geostationary orbits are used particularly for communications satellites and weather satellites.
  3. Geostationary orbits are useful because they cause a satellite to appear stationary with respect to a fixed point on the rotating Earth. (Web site)
  4. Geostationary orbits are why a DSS satellite TV dish is typically bolted in a fixed position. (Web site)

Geostationary Satellites

  1. Geostationary satellites are capable of viewing 42% of the Earth’s surface and can provide coverage of large defined areas. (Web site)
  2. Geostationary satellites are commonly used for communications and weather-observation.
  3. Geostationary satellites are generally large commercial ventures financed by international consortia. (Web site)
  4. Geostationary satellites are generally placed at an altitude of about 36,000 km.
  5. Geostationary satellites are in a circular orbit high above the equator(approx 22500 miles). (Web site)

Geosynchronous Orbit

  1. A geosynchronous orbit is a geocentric orbit that has the same orbital period as the sidereal rotation period of the Earth.
  2. A geosynchronous orbit is an orbit around the Earth with an orbital period matching the Earth's sidereal rotation period. (Web site)
  3. A geosynchronous orbit is any orbit which has a period equal to the earth's rotational period. (Web site)
  4. A geosynchronous orbit is one where the time it takes to orbit the Earth is the same amount of time it takes the Earth to rotate. (Web site)
  5. Geosynchronous Orbit - The orbit located 22,237 miles above the surface of the earth where satellites are stationed.

Geosynchronous Orbits

  1. Geosynchronous orbits are those which have a period of twenty-four hours.
  2. Geosynchronous orbits are very useful for satellites which are designed for continual monitoring of a single hemisphere of the Earth.

Geosynchronous Satellite

  1. A geosynchronous satellite is a Satellite whose orbital track on the Earth repeats regularly over points on the Earth over time.
  2. A geosynchronous satellite is a satellite that remains above the same point on the Earth.
  3. A geosynchronous satellite is a satellite which remains above the same point on the earth.
  4. A geosynchronous satellite is a satellite whose orbital speed equals the Earth's rotational speed. (Web site)

Graveyard Orbit

  1. Graveyard orbit - a supersynchronous orbit where spacecraft are intentionally placed at the end of their operational life. (Web site)
  2. Graveyard orbit: An orbit a few hundred kilometers above geosynchronous that satellites are moved into at the end of their operation. (Web site)

Gravity Probe B

  1. Gravity Probe B is a "Relativity Gyroscope Satellite" that will be launched into a polar earth orbit at a 400 mile altitude.
  2. Gravity Probe B is a collaboration of NASA, Stanford and Lockheed Martin to test Einstein's theories about the universe.
  3. Gravity Probe B is a probe aimed to proof the einstein theory about the gravity, not about the quantum gravity.

High Energy Transient Explorer

  1. High Energy Transient Explorer is a small science satellite detecting and locating gamma-ray bursts.
  2. The High Energy Transient Explorer is a small scientific satellite designed to detect and localize gamma-ray bursts. (Web site)

Hipparcos

  1. HIPPARCOS is a satellite that, among many other things, measured accurate distances and apparent magnitudes of a large number of nearby stars.
  2. Hipparcos - a space-based astrometry mission.
  3. Hipparcos is a milestone in the history of astronomy.
  4. Hipparcos is a pioneering space experiment dedicated to the precise measurement of the positions, parallaxes and proper motions of the stars.
  5. Hipparcos is a satellite which measured the distances to thousands of stars through stellar parallax.

Hispasat

  1. HISPASAT is a Spanish telecommunication satellite.
  2. HISPASAT is a founding member of the Consortium that will become the future concessionaire of the system.
  3. HISPASAT is a global satellite service provider, and market leader in Spanish and Portuguese speaking markets.
  4. Hispasat is a global satellite communications operator covering Europe, northern Africa and the Americas.
  5. Hispasat is a group of Spanish communication satellites .

Hubble Space Telescope

  1. Hubble Space Telescope is a famous telescope .
  2. The Hubble Space Telescope is a collaboration between ESA and NASA. It's a long-term, space-based observatory.
  3. The Hubble Space Telescope is a powerful orbiting telescope that provides sharper images of heavenly bodies than other telescopes do.
  4. The Hubble Space Telescope is a project of international cooperation between ESA and NASA. (Web site)
  5. The Hubble Space Telescope is a project of international cooperation between NASA and the European Space Agency. (Web site)

Hughes

  1. Hughes is a wholly owned subsidiary of Hughes Communications, Inc. (Web site)
  2. Hughes was scheduled to launch its Apstar 1A satellite on a Long March 3 rocket on or about April 1, 1996, less than two months after the Intelsat 708 crash. (Web site)

Hughesnet

  1. HughesNet is a communication filed with the SEC has stated that Spaceway 3 can help address a US$ 26 billion per year market in North America.
  2. HughesNet is a high speed internet service provider using two-way satellite.
  3. HughesNet is a leading provider of satellite Internet services. (Web site)
  4. HughesNet is a new name for HNS’s DirecWay service.
  5. HughesNet is a registered trademark of Hughes Network Services, LLC. All rights reserved.

Image

  1. An image is a representation as in a statue or effigy, and is sometimes regarded as an object of worship: to set up an image of Apollo; an image of a saint. (Web site)
  2. An image is an inner representation of your experience or your fantasies - a way your mind codes, stores and expresses information.
  3. IMAGE is one such satellite. (Web site)
  4. Image is a satellite that stopped sending images on December 18th 2005. (Web site)
  5. Image: A wide field image of the region of sky in which HD 189733b is located.

Images

  1. Images are black and white .gifs and .jpgs, with file sizes provided. (Web site)
  2. Images are digital versions of pictures also distributed publicly as press releases.
  3. Images are not georeferenced for purposes of radiance integrity, therefore coastlines are approximate. (Web site)
  4. Images are sent in real time and motion is continuous.
  5. Images are then reconstructed from the set of measured Fourier components in exact mathematical analogy to multi-baseline radio interferometry.

Inclination

  1. Inclination - the angle which the satellite's orbit makes to the earth's equator.
  2. Inclination is the angle between the orbital plane and the equatorial plane. (Web site)

Inclined Orbit

  1. INCLINED ORBIT: A condition in which a satellite is unable to maintain a geostationary position above the earth's equator. (Web site)
  2. Inclined orbit: An orbit whose inclination in reference to the equatorial plane is not 0.

Infrared Space Observatory

  1. The availability of SWS data from the Infrared Space Observatory is a landmark in the study of interstellar ices.
  2. ISO ( Infrared Space Observatory), an ESA ( European Space Agency) mission, followed IRAS and carried out observations at infra-red wavelengths.
  3. Search Results The ISO Programme ISO, the Infrared Space Observatory, is a general purpose telescope facility to be used by the scientific community.

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