passive satellite

passive satellite

[′pas·iv ′sad·əl‚īt]
(aerospace engineering)
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This situation is not unusual, and the more commonly available passive satellite instruments may not see the low layer in such a case.
Different passive satellite imagery has been used in studying coral reef and classification, benthic habitats classification, sand bottoms delineation and in other studies [Ahmad and Neil, 1994; Andrefou t et al., 2003; Edwards et al., 1999; Green et al., 2000; Hochberg and Atkinson, 2003; Michalek et al., 1993; Mishra et al., 2006; Mumby et al., 1998; Mumby and Edwards, 2002; Mumby and Harborne, 1999; Mumby et al., 2004; Ong et al., 1998; Pasqualini et al., 2005; Stumpf et al., 2003; Vanderstraete et al., 2003].
The moon, used as a passive satellite, could reflect only part of the music back to earth and it's retranslated here with occasional gaps and duff notes.
Bolten says that results from AMSR-E are just a precursor to dramatic new improvements in data and prediction accuracy researchers expect from the Soil Moisture Active and Passive satellite, slated to launch in 2013.
Pratt was involved with design and development of the first satellite communication ground terminals for experimentation with the Echo 1 passive satellite. He conducted on-the-air, scientific experiments using the Initial Defense Satellite Communications Program series, Lincoln Experimental Satellites 5 and 6, the Tactical Communications Satellites, the Defense Satellite Communications System II series and the Air Force Satellite Communications system.
Passive satellite instruction is another means of delivering courses to students in remote locations.