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This publication was called "A Letter to Gregory Roberts" and described Bill's method of predicting positions of artificial satellites at the point of local culmination.
Following an overview of the history of artificial satellites, Maini and Agrawal (both of Laser Science and Technology Centre, Defence Research and Development Organization, Ministry of Defence, India) cover core concepts and principles; communication, scientific, navigational, and military applications; and satellites' pivotal role in remote sensing for the analysis of data acquired from a distance.
The development of artificial satellites during the latter half of the 20th century gave us an unprecedented platform for looking down on the Earth from above.
Such objects are sometimes called artificial satellites to distinguish them from natural satellites such as the Moon.
It maps the paths that were, and will be treaded by planets (including extrasolar planets), dwarf planets, moons, asteroids, comets, artificial satellites, and spacecraft.
They also stressed the need to co-ordinate stances on regional and global issues, boost investment opportunities and avail of British know-how in the field of artificial satellites.
Plasmas are dusty when they contain solid or liquid particles with negative or positive charges; they show up in such places as planetary rings, comet tails, interplanetary and interstellar clouds, and around artificial satellites and space stations.
Compound solar cells are currently used mainly in artificial satellites.
The school is now planning to establish the astronomy club for pupils in Year 7 and 9, giving them the chance to observe phases of the moon, recognise and name constellations, identify artificial satellites and study the nearer galaxies.
In the last 50 years, human beings have launched thousands of artificial satellites into space.
Quite apart from artificial satellites there were other things too.
KEYHOLE, CORONA, ICBMs, and artificial satellites, were looming on the horizon; and electronic intelligence (ELINT) was becoming the "preferred information of choice.