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Satellites

Author: Steve Parker
Publisher: Mankato, Minnesota : A+ Smart Apple Media, [2016]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses how satellites have changed our lives, from supplying weather forecasting to global communications and revolutionizing how we see the world and the Universe.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Parker
ISBN: 9781625880796 1625880790
OCLC Number: 918586046
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 32 pages : color illustrations ; 28 cm.
Contents: The Sputnik shock --
The first satellites --
Comsats --
Navigation --
Earth imaging --
Weather satellites --
Research satellites --
Telescopes in space --
Hubble's eye --
Interstellar lookers --
Satellite orbits --
Future satellites --
Tech files and glossary.
Responsibility: Steve Parker.

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Discusses how satellites have changed our lives, from supplying weather forecasting to global communications and revolutionizing how we see the world and the Universe.

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