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Satellite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A few hundred satellites are currently operational, whereas thousands of unused satellites and satellite fragments orbit the Earth as space debris.

How Satellites Work - HowStuffWorks
Thousands of satellites fly overhead daily, helping with things like weather forecasts and TV broadcasts. Learn how satellites work at HowStuffWorks.

What Is a Satellite? | NASA
A satellite is a moon, planet or machine that orbits a planet or star.

NOAA Weather Satellites - NOAA - National Oceanic and ...
Satellites. When you watch the news and see pictures of weather from around the United States or the world, you are seeing data from NOAA?s environmental satellites.

What is a Satellite? - Space.com
A satellite is an object in space that orbits or circles around a bigger object. There are two kinds of satellites: natural (such as the moon orbiting the Earth) or ...

Visual Satellite Observer's Home Page
Provides an introduction to satellite viewing and information on the many satellites in orbit.

Natural satellite - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A natural satellite or moon is a celestial body that orbits another body (a planet, dwarf planet, or small Solar System body), which is called its primary, and that ...

"Satellites" is an educational site where you can learn about Satellite Types and Uses, the Anatomy of a Satellite, and Canadian Satellites.

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