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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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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. It was launched from Jiuquan Satellite Launch Center in the China on 18 December 2012.
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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. To stabilise his European position, he created the Warsaw Pact in 1955 (to counter West German rearmament), and built the Berlin Wall in 1961.
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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