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Syncom Satellite

Communication satellites are most valuable when they stay above the same point on the earth, in what are called "geostationary orbits".

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The Next Big Thing for Exploring the Distant Universe: Balloons

Giant balloon are planned to hoist satellites almost into space at a tiny fraction of the cost.

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Earth Satellites

Simulation showing orbit, velocity and eccentricity of an Earth satellite.

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NASA gets two military spy telescopes for astronomy

Two spy satellites were donated to NASA that are as good as the Hubble

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The Satellite Site

Information about satellites (Man-made). Build your own satellite on screen.

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NASA's Planetary Photojournal

A collection of images of the planets and their satellites taken by NASA space missions.

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How does the Global Positioning System work?

More information on GPS including what type of information is transmitted by satellites.

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Satellite Tracking

A collection of links to sites tracking satellites, from the Hubble telescope to the International Space Station.

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Our Planet Earth from Space

Computer generated images of the earth from satellites showing various data such as the location of icebergs and natural disasters.

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Imagine the Universe

News about the latest discoveries using satellites launched by NASA e.g. The Microwave Anisotropy Probe and the Compton Gamma Ray Observatory. This is all very up-to-date information on space-based ...

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