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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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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.
Last January, we tracked Voudouri to the holiday isle before pinpointing his bolthole by comparing snaps his family had taken of his villa's pool with Google Earth satellite images.
The Aberavon-born professor is widely regarded as an expert on the use of Earth satellite observations to study climate change.
Prof Harries, an expert on the use of Earth satellite observations to study climate change, is a past president of the Royal Meteorological Society and the International Radiation Commission In 2011 he was awarded NASA's Distinguished Public Service Medal "for distinguished public service in advancing knowledge of the Earth's atmosphere and climate change".
Moreover, the chief justice said a Google Earth satellite image should also be submitted as proof that the encroachments had been removed.
The students gathered on the university campus and in front of the office of the university chancellor and protested at Erdogan's participation in the ceremony to launch Gokturk-2, a Turkish artificial earth satellite.
The technique of using a crystal to catch the tracks of cosmic rays, already showing its worth on earth, will be tried from an earth satellite this fall.
To view the complete Strategic Elements announcement including Figure 1 (Google Earth satellite image), please click the link below:
Friday at DIVA, James Earl uses Google Earth satellite images to explore his fascination with landscape patterns seen from above.
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.

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