Web Search Results for "Satellites"

What Is a Satellite? | NASA
16 Oct 2017 at 5:34pm
A satellite is a moon, planet or machine that orbits a planet or star.

Satellite - Wikipedia
19 Oct 2017 at 1:46am
In context of spaceflight, a satellite is an artificial object which has been intentionally placed into orbit. Such objects are sometimes called artificial satellites ...

Satellites | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
18 Oct 2017 at 1:43pm
JPSS satellites circle the Earth from pole-to-pole and cross the equator 14 times daily allowing for full global coverage twice a day.

satellites - Space.com
26 Feb 2014 at 7:51pm
Artificial satellites from Earth have only populated space since 1957, but there are now hundreds of thousands of objects from our planet in orbit.

How Satellites Work | HowStuffWorks
14 May 2017 at 6:58pm
Thousands of satellites fly overhead daily, helping with things like weather forecasts and TV broadcasts. Learn how satellites work at HowStuffWorks.

Natural satellite - Wikipedia
16 Oct 2017 at 11:44am
No "moons of moons" (natural satellites that orbit a natural satellite of a planet) are currently known as of 2017. In most cases, the tidal effects of the planet ...

How do satellites work? - Explain that Stuff
13 Oct 2017 at 8:16pm
An easy-to-understand look at how space satellites work, including the different orbits they follow through the sky and their use in global communications.

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