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earth satellite

[′ərth ‚sad·əl‚īt]
(aerospace engineering)
An artificial satellite placed into orbit about the earth.
(astronomy)
A natural body that revolves about the earth, such as the moon.
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Figure 6 shows the extracted rooftop polygons overlain to building rooftops in Google Earth satellite imagery.
Today this is recognized as the first stage in the evolution of Space Situational Awareness (SSA) which is invaluable for scientific or military use and which lasted from 1957 to 1964 and focussed on the fundamental requirements for detection, tracking and identification of a small but rapidly growing number of artificial earth satellites and associated pieces of space debris.
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Google Earth satellite images of each trigger location are provided directly in the e-mail body with a clickable link to a browser-based Google Earth map of the passage site.
The Soviet leader boosted his nation's power by developing a hydrogen bomb and, in 1957, by launching the first earth satellite.
The chapters in book 1 cover individual pioneers, early rocket societies, Peenemunde and the V-2, rocket planes, planning for an Earth satellite, military spy satellites, harnessing liquid hydrogen, piloted spaceflight, planetary exploration, and more.
Images from the Google Earth satellite system have revealed what looks like the skeleton of a plane lying at the bottom of the dam next to Whinhill golf course in the Renfrewshire town.
Last year some Ugandan lawmakers said that Gemtel could have illegally set up a satellite dish at the Mpoma earth satellite station, a sensitive government facility in Mukono District in southeastern Uganda, 21 km from Kampala.
To help simplify the process, he started using Google Earth satellite images to help gauge the type of terrain and look for obstacles he might have to deal with.
However, this effect would not be sufficient enough to constrain the Earth satellite populations in and of itself, according to Liou and Johnson.

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