- Galileo reveals the light and dark sides of Ganymede. Ladbury, Ray // Physics Today;Oct96, Vol. 49 Issue 10, p20
States that researchers are trying to understand the tectonic and magnetic activity associated with Ganymede, which is Jupiter's and the Solar System's largest moon. Reference to Galileo's flyby Ganymede; Location of Ganymede; Information on photographs of Ganymede.
- The Earth Radiation Budget Satellite. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;9/17/84, Vol. 121 Issue 12, p41
The Earth Radiation Budget Satellite (ERBS), set for deployment Oct 1 from the space shuttle, Challenger, is designed to return new data on how the Earth interacts with solar energy, a critical factor in climate predictions. ERBS will be deployed on a 190-mile orbit, then use its own liquid...
- ERBS deployment issue. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;10/15/84, Vol. 121 Issue 16, p19
Swift action by shuttle mission 41-G astronauts and ground controllers at Johnson and Goddard space flight centers solved a series of Earth Radiation Budget Satellite (ERBS) deployment problems that raised initial concern the $40-million Bell Aerospace satellite would have to be returned to...
- The best times to see satellites. Dickinson, Terence // Harrowsmith Country Life (11908416);Aug96, Vol. 21 Issue 129, p24
Focuses on satellites. Brightness of satellites; Distance; Distinguishing satellites from airplanes; Visibility of satellites due to sunlight shining on their metallic surfaces.
- First commerical Atlas to orbit joint Air Force, NASA spacecraft. Kolcum, E.H. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/16/90, Vol. 133 Issue 3, p82
Describes the joint Air Force/NASA Combined Release and Radiation Effects Satellite (CRRES), to be launched by the first General Dynamics commercial Atlas and produce the first dynamic model of the Van Allen radiation belts. Mission planning and development; Equipment barter deal; Five...
- Rockets complement CRRES instruments. // Aviation Week & Space Technology;7/16/90, Vol. 133 Issue 3, p83
Reports on NASA's planned launch of seven sounding rockets from Kwajalein Atoll to complement the Combined Release and Radiation Effects Satellite (CRRES) and the Equatorial Ionospheric Studies (Equis) program.
- CRRES: Mission accomplished. // Astronomy;Jun92, Vol. 20 Issue 6, p26
States that a satellite that created several artificial aurorae has finished its research program. Details on the Combined Release and Radiation Effects Satellite and its missions.
- Pager fiasco won't be the last technical knockout. // Crain's Detroit Business;05/25/98, Vol. 14 Issue 21, p8
Opinion. Focuses on the problems experienced by pager users following technical problems experienced by a remote satellite. Details on the problems encountered by AT and T with their telephone service; Reasons why consumers won't be charged for the down time experienced by AT and T.
- Broadband satellites predicted to ease global bandwidth crisis. // Information Today;May98, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p42
Reports that according to a report released by Pioneer Consulting, broadband satellite systems will provide a global infrastructure for Internet protocol services. Contents of the report; Detailed information on the frequencies used by these systems; Benefits of these systems in terms of easing...