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2014-11-19 09:12:35

A mysterious object launched by Russia last Christmas is being tracked by western space agencies and other officials, and there are concerns that the probe could be part of a program to capture or destroy other satellites.

2014-11-18 20:20:21

BOULDER, Colo., Nov. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NASA and the U.S. Department of the Interior have recognized the Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.

2014-11-18 08:35:22

DALLAS, November 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new market research report "Yield Monitoring Devices and Services Market by Technology (GPS/GNSS, GIS, Remote Sensing),

2014-11-13 23:03:39

Uniting satellite imagery with nature photography, conservation stories, and quotes from some of today’s leading park executives and conservationists, the book illuminates the contributions

2014-11-11 23:02:56

Policy makers, scientists, and engineers convened recently in Beijing for SPIE Asia-Pacific Remote Sensing, featuring seven conference on Remote Sensing for Earth Systems Science and Environmental

2014-11-11 23:02:06

Specialized vineyard drone will debut at Rootstock in Napa Valley on November 13, brought to market by joint venture between SkySquirrel and VineView. St.

2014-11-03 08:23:55

New Features Enable 3D Utility Asset Mapping and Enhance Field Workflows to Increase Productivity LAS VEGAS, Nov.

2014-11-01 23:00:50

MISHAAL Aerospace Corporation is pleased to announce that Outernet Inc.

2014-10-31 23:01:39

HGH Infrared Systems present findings on vacuum dedicated blackbodies to scholars at the SPIE Remote Sensing Conference last month in Amsterdam showing a wide range of high performance infrared


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2004-10-19 04:45:44

Satellite -- A satellite is an object that orbits another object. With sufficient tangential velocity, the object does not collide with the primary object it orbits, but maintains a distance from that object as the rate at which it falls towards that object is similar to the rate that it travels away, thus the object orbits the primary object and becomes a satellite. In other words: gravitational force serves as the centripetal force needed to make the object circle the primary...

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Word of the Day
aphotic
  • Having no light.
  • Of or relating to the region of a body of water that is not reached by sunlight and in which photosynthesis is unable to occur.
The word 'aphotic' comes from Greek roots meaning 'without' and 'light'.
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