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Third from the Sun: Geographical features as seen from space

The use of satellites to give information about our planet. The history of gathering information and how satellites have increased our ability to do this.

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Satellites (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration)

Details of the different satellites which collect data for NOAA, real-time satellite pictures (USA) and archived satellite images of weather extremes.

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How Satellites Work

A brief description of how Satellites work. Part of Marshall Brain's HowStuffWorks.com.

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Satellites and Space Probes

Answers to questions commonly asked about satellites and space probes.

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Learning Zone

The place to learn using satellites to monitor the weather and climate from space.

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Heavens Above

Positions of satellites, views of the night sky, customized to location/time zone etc.

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How does GPS work?

More information on how GPS satellites calculate your location, from using accurate atomic clocks to ensuring enough coverage.

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Video: Peeling Back the Ice of Antarctica

The underlying rock of the Antarctic that is scanned by satellites is revealed.

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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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Magnetic Reversals

Space weather effects on technology such as GPS, power systems, submarines, satellites, planes and more.

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