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Artificial Satellites

Artificial Satellites are objects launched from earth to orbit earth or other planets. Satellites are used for communication, remote sensing, weather forecasting, and other purposes. This category is for questions about satellites in general or specific satellites.
It gets constantly monitored for software errors and if one pops up  it gets fixed strait away also and hard ware problems can not be  fixed.
Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite to go into orbit,  launched 4 October 1957.
Thick clouds, satellite malfunctions ect.
The Hubble Space Telescope is designed to see deep into space. So  it has taken many fascinating photos of the outer reaches of the  universe, or in our own galaxy. It has accomplished taking many  photos for scientists to study, and for us to see.
35 satellites were sent to space between 2000 and 2010
The International Space Station is a large spacecraft in orbit  around Earth. It serves as a home where crews of astronauts and  cosmonauts live. The space station is also a unique science  laboratory. Several nations worked together to build and use the  space station. The space station is made...
to take photographs of very distant galaxies, and show data of them  to NASA. It is used, because there is too much light pollution in a  lot of places on Earth, making it hard to use a telescope, but in  space there is no light pollution (therefore, it can see the  galaxies that we can't see on...
Alouette 1    Alouette 2    ISIS-I    ISIS-II    RADARSAT-1    SCISAT-1    RADARSAT-2    CASSIOPE   Since you weren't specific I made a list
The International Space Station (ISS) is in low Earth orbit (LEO)  that between 330 and 435 km (205 and 270 mi) above Earth.
Because there could be weapons of mass destruction aboard it + theycan use the satellites for surveillance.
The pressurized sphere made of aluminum alloy had five primary  scientific objectives: Test the method of placing an artificial  satellite into Earth orbit; provide information on the density of  the atmosphere by calculating its lifetime in orbit; test radio and  optical methods of orbital...
Currently 17 . Canada . Japan . Russia . USA . Austria . Belgium . Denmark . France . Germany . Italy . Netherlands . Norway . Portugal . Spain . Sweden . Switzerland . UK . Brazil (Formerly)
Yes, it is. In fact, scientific studies have said that by now, it's about 9 billion miles away from the sun.
The International Space Station is only visible in a given placeevery few weeks and the times vary. Sometimes it is harder to see,like if it is passing in daylight. Lots of websites will give youinformation on where it is and if it is passing your area. HeavensAbove is one such site.
All the capsules are locked together and are secured.
Satellites orbit in the thermosphere or exosphere where there is no  wind and drag is negligible.
There is no atmosphere distortion in space looking out.
created so that the soviet union can beat the usa in the race to be the first country to launch a satellite into space.
I don"t know but NASA admits there is a planet of mainly Carbonite ( Diamond ) composition.
Yes - there are several satellites that have escaped our solar system, however two of them are now non-functioning. "New Horizons" launched in 2006, is on it's way to Pluto right now and should be there by 2015. After it's done it's "job" it will keep going on and on into the dark abyss of space....
this is a good question.scientists and astronomers should work on this.
The Hubble telescope can take extremely detailed pictures using  mirrors in space.
The objective of the ISS, as defined by NASA, is to develop and test technologies for exploration spacecraft systems, develop techniques to maintain crew health and performance on missions beyond low Earth orbit, and gain operational experience that can be applied to exploration missions.
The Sport Satellite has a different hood unique to the sport satellite (not a roadrunner hood) the dash says sport satellite as well. The sport satellites are a little more rare and are worth more then a plain satellite.
Sputnik and space probes are artificial satellites
The Dog's name was Laiki. Food and water was supplied to her, despite this the dog died within a few hours due to heat.
The satellites of Uranus revolve around the planet in planes almost perpendicular to its orbit.
The first artificial satellite, Sputnik I, was launched by the USSR  (Russia) in 1957.   Following its launch on October 4, Russia launched Sputnik 2 on  November 3. Sputnik 3 was not launched until May, 1958 following  the US Explorer and Vanguard satellites in January and March.
Sputnik 1 was a satellite launched by Russia, and the first ever  satellite to orbit around the Earth. It was launched on October 4,  1957.
I think the Hubble Space Telescopes was made by the NASA but they named the Hubble Space Telescope was named by Edwid Hubble
Its a centripetal force, whose origin/source is gravitation.
  artificial satellite.
A polar orbit would allow a satellite to view any point on the Earth's surface from (nearly) directly overhead. The times for a given location would depend on the altitude and the speed of the orbit. The advantages are a minimal angle to the specific point below the satellite's path, which would...
435 including 195 commercial,122 goverment,111 military and 7 civil satellites.
the father away it is the longer it takes to get here
  It depends on the company and the type of emplyment (contract, full-time, etc) and location, but you can expect somewhere between 70-100k
No one. Only some electronics.
 In FDMA all users share the satellite simultaneously but each user transmits at single frequency.  FDMA can be used with both analog and digital signal.  FDMA requires high-performing filters in the radio hardware, in contrast to TDMA and CDMA 
According to the Spotthestation on NASA.gov you can see theInternational Space Station without any optical aid, so binocularsmay allow you to make out some detail.
There are a number of different reasons. The first few satellites were sent up just to see if it could be done. The first few Sputnik satellites did nothing other than send radio beeps, and the first few Vanguard birds did little more. Then there were weather satellites, and then...
first stage: engine of the rocket is put on.second stage: lower part of the rocket splits. then the main part of the rocket enters the space and revolve around the earth.
They will pull it back to Earth. It will get burned up long before it hits the ground. The reason for doing this is because the HST is getting old and it would take too much time and money to fix it.
Such a satellite must be fairly close to the Earth's surface.
There was more than one Sputnik. Sputnik was a common name for  vehicles in the early Russian / Soviet Space programme, Sputnik 1,  Sputnik 2 etc   They were all invented by the Russians AKA Soviet Union.   The team, at least for the first Sputniks, was lead by Sergei  Korolev
It was invented in the USA (and built there).
From a technology perspective it was mainly to prove that humans  could launch something into orbit, and build it well enough to keep  functioning up there.    From a politicial perspective it was a part of the power struggle  between Russia/Soviet Union and the US, to try to determine who...
coldest and big satellite
Depends how long they may need to stay there for research, Maybe about 1 - 2 years or so.
Ground-based telescopes suffer from being under the Earth's atmosphere. Movement and different densities in the earth's atmosphere causes the light from distant stars to be randomly refracted, and this appears to ground-based observers as 'twinkling' of the stars. For telescopes, these effects...
Earth has one natural satellite (the moon). There are also several stray rocks in odd orbits but none of these is considered significant or long-term. The United States Space Surveillance Network is tracking more than 8000 man-made objects in orbit that are 10 cm in diameter or larger. About 560 of...
U.S. built the unity. Japan works with NASA. Canada built the 55-foot long robotic arm. Lastly,Russia built the two search molecues with life support. This is how these countries were in volved in the International Space Station{ISS}.
The first person to launch a satellite to Pluto was Bob Riley.
I don't believe so, considering it would be awfully difficult to  reverse a huge hung of metal traveling at insane speeds, and we  haven't been to mars or Venus, so that sort of mission would be a  suicide.
What the Hubble Space Telescope is seeing is light.  Therefore nothing is traveling faster than the speed of light.  Since it takes a very long time for light from the edge of the  universe to arrive to earth, it can see what happened at near the  beginning of the universe. Also, the universe is...
The world's first artificial satellite,Sputnik I was about the size of a basketball, weighed only 183 pounds, and took about 98 minutes to orbit the Earth on its elliptical path.
Molniya Orbit - geostationary orbit 37,000 km (22,300 miles) above the earth's equator.
== Answer ==   Americans were worried. A country that could put a satellite into orbit round the earth obviously had the kind of rockets that could send a nuclear warhead thousands of miles.   The National Defense Education Act was to increase of the math, science and education   These...
The satellite collects energy from the sun in a similar fashion to terrestrial solar panels, after which it beams it down to a rectanna on earth through a microwave
    == Numbering of Satellites ==       Usually in order of their launch.
hydroxine(N2H4)is the most commonly fuel used in all space vehicles preparation:   NH2Cl+NH3 ---->N2H4+HCl
with grass and straw   With Metal rings and a electronic space pilot and yellow grass
it is used in tv,live telecast, to show pictures of earth and other planets etc......
Satellite - "Sputnik" was the first satellite launched on Oct 4, 1957.
They are placed on top of a rocket, which accelerates them until they "escape" the atmosphere and enter space. Satellites are spacecraft that orbit the Earth or a planet, while those that travel through space are usually called "space probes."
Tax money, just like all other NASA projects
Every mass object, in a closed orbit around another object on account of their mutual gravitational attraction, moves faster at the points in its orbit where it's closer to the central body. The best way to explain the reason is: Because that's the way gravity works. When you take Newton's...
well it really didnt discover anything it was sent into space to take pictures of planets
During the past year, it has varied between 209.4 and 221.8 miles. Just now (2/21/10), it's 212.5 miles.
Sputnik was the first artificial Earth satellite, sent into orbit  by Russia. The long-retired Sputnik rocket that was used to lift  off the Sputnik 1, 2, and 3 payloads was an unmanned orbital  carrier rocket (8K71PS) from the R-7 family of rockets, similar to  America's (also retired) Vanguard...
you are spending every minute of every day with one person for two years. Now imagine spending that two years in an enclosure not much bigger than a classroom.
No, satellite orbits are above the mesosphere in the thermosphere, which extends from about 100 to 600 km above the Earth's surface.
I don't know who attenpted the first failed launch, but the first artificial satellite that successfully achieved orbit wasSputnik-1, launched from the USSR in October, 1957.
Once the Space Telescope project had been given the go-ahead, work on the program was divided among many institutions. Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) was given responsibility for the design, development, and construction of the telescope, while theGoddard Space Flight Center was given overall...
LANDSAT is a series of satellites that photograph the Earth.The Landsat program is the longest running enterprise for acquisition of imagery of Earth from space. The first Landsat satellite was launched in 1972; the most recent, Landsat 7, was launched on April 15, 1999. The millions of images...
Just imagine managing a system of communication satellites which were non-geostationary. Data needs to be sent to one city, one home, but the satellite for the job is different every time. The task would be manageable, but unnecessarily difficult. Further more, metropolises must have priority over...
Galileo is famous for inventing the thermometer, perfecting the telescope, and for experimenting with gravity. No, galileo did not discover astronomy. But he sure did discover the four moons that revolve jupiter.
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