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one who supports and adheres to another

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a person who follows or serves another

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any celestial body orbiting around a planet or star

broadcast or disseminate via satellite

surrounding and dominated by a central authority or power

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In the mid 1950's he wrote several papers on artificial satellites so that when Sputnik 1 was launched in October 1957 he was already considered a world authority and was nominally in charge of the RAE prediction Service.
A few space probes have been placed into orbit around other bodies and become artificial satellites to the Moon, Venus, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn.
Topics included radio astronomy and artificial satellites
Since their useful life is long, solar cells are also used as the energy source for communications with artificial satellites and in unmanned lighthouses.
When the first artificial satellites were sent into orbit around the earth in 1957, some way of tracking them was called for.
Footage of the launch of the first artificial satellites and manned rockets as well as other historical moments in Man's quest to race to the Moon are featured.
This was the first important discovery-an entirely unexpected one-to be made as a result of the launching of artificial satellites.
Davis, director of the Arecibo Radio Observatory in Puerto Rico, will work on configuring the project's radio receivers to automatically weed out spurious signals from Earth or nearby, including those from artificial satellites.
Chen expressed, "In comparison to sounding rockets and artificial satellites, the sounding balloons have advantages of higher security, lower experiment cost, higher mobilization and shorter mission cycle.
For communications networks between internal satellite equipment such as bus equipment and mission equipment, Hitomi fully adopts SpaceWire and RMAP , which are the advanced data communications network standards for artificial satellites.
This app for Apple and Android mobile devices shows you the positions of hundreds of artificial satellites in real time.
The inducement was even held out of the Observatory acquiring the camera at the end of the IGY and using it for purely astronomical purposes, (as I once remarked at a meeting of the Satellite Committee, the belief seemed to be prevalent that all artificial satellites would obediently tumble to Earth on 31 December 1958--failure to realize that we were witnessing the birth of a new era.
Like many artificial satellites, the station can be seen from Earth without any equipment (referred to as naked eye).
All on its own, high above most artificial satellites but much
First, TV stations send signals in the form of light waves to artificial satellites.