TITLE

Satellites

AUTHOR(S)
Chabot, John F.; Schriefer, Kirk
PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
ESL Science Book;2006, p24.1
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A part of the book "The ESL Science Book," by John F. Chabot and Kirk Schriefer is presented. It discusses the introduction of satellites. It notes that Space Age began on October 4, 1957 and at the same time the Sputnik I, a human-made satellite was launched by the former Soviet Union. It differentiates between a natural satellite, a satellite that originated in space and an artificial satellite which originated on earth. Types of satellites include military, weather and navigation satellites.
ACCESSION #
39976255

 

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