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Weather forecasting through the ages

NASA's brief history of weather forecasting, from Ancient greeks through to modern day satellite imaging.

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The Chandra X-ray Observatory Center

Extensive site with results from the Chandra observatory satellite, press releases, multimedia content, and information on x-ray astronomy

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Frame-dragging by Black Holes

This article reviews the recent work that has proved Einstein's relativistic theory of "Frame-dragging", using observations from X-ray astronomy satellites.

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Jonathan's Space Report

The Space Report is issued about once a week. It describes all space launches, including both piloted missions and automated satellites. Back issues are available online

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Circular orbit

Gravity supplies the necessary centripetal force to hold a satellite in orbit about the earth. The circular orbit is a special case since orbits are generally ellipses, or hyperbolas.

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The Great Globe Gallery

Over 100 globe maps giving different information. The site is very accessible and the data on maps are held on separate pages. This is a very comprehensive resource including very recent satellite ...

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Galileo - Europe's GPS

Galileo is Europe's own global navigation satellite system. This page explains how it works and why Europe needs it.

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Plate Tectonics, the Cause of Earthquakes

Detailed information on plate tectonics and causes of earthquakes. Has a large number of colour images including satellite images.

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The Untold Story of Getting from Here to There | Time and Navigation

A site from the Smithsonian dedicated to exploring the relationship between time and navigation from how sailors needed accurate clocks to determine their longitude to how satellites navigation ...

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