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Satellites and scientific research.

Desmond King-Hele

Satellites and scientific research.

by Desmond King-Hele

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Published by Dover Publications in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Artificial satellites.,
  • Geophysics.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 217-225.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTL796 .K5 1962
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 228 p. :
    Number of Pages228
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19498344M

    In the past two decades, a silent revolution has taken place in the space domain, leading to what today is known as “New Space.” We have passed from a selected group of countries, space agencies, and big industries building, launching, and operating satellites and other spacecrafts, of a scenario in which many universities and research institutes can do it. The key of this was the Author: Adriano Camps. A satellite is an object that orbits another object. In space, satellites may be made by man, or they may be moon is a natural satellite that orbits the man-made satellites also orbit the Earth, but some orbit other planets, such as Saturn, Venus or Mars, or the moon.. Satellites are used for many purposes. There are weather satellites, communications satellites.

    The low-orbit satellites being launched to provide 5G and Wi-Fi services everywhere on Earth contaminate our night skies, flood Earth with powerful, focused electromagnetic beams that emit radiofrequency (RF) and microwave yet no national or international agency has taken action to evaluate, reduce, prevent or publicize the environmental impact of the satellites’ emissions. Since the barometer measures the weight of the overlying atmosphere, it follows by the law of Gladstone and Dale that the height integral ∫(n − 1)dr of the atmospheric refractivity for radio microwaves, taken from ground level up to the top of the stratosphere, is in a dry atmosphere directly proportional to ground refractivity integral, therefore, can be determined without Cited by:

    An Earth observation satellite or Earth remote sensing satellite is a satellite used or designed for Earth observation from orbit, similar to spy satellites but intended for non-military uses such as environmental monitoring, meteorology, map making and others. The first occurrence of satellite remote sensing can be dated to the launch of the first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, by the. Satellites are transforming how archaeologists study the past membership organization dedicated to public engagement in scientific research and education. enter your e-mail address to.


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