artificial satellite

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Although this issue of space debris has not been discussed much so far, since there would be conflicts of interest among nations and also enormous costs in cleaning it up (almost corresponding to the cost of launching an artificial satellite), it is now gradually being discussed among nations.
MANAMA: Bahrain is setting up a highly-qualified team so it could contribute to launching the first artificial satellite within two years, Transportation and Communications Minister Kamal Ahmed, also in charge of the National Space Science Agency, said yesterday.
"As instructed by me, together with the French side we launched an artificial satellite assembly plant.
In the sixty years since the space age began with the launch of Sputnik-1, the first artificial satellite, humankind has achieved remarkable progress in the exploration and use of outer space.
space projects in the aftermath of the Soviet Union's launch of Sputnik, the world's first artificial satellite. The agency assigned specific projects to the Air Force, Army, or Navy for execution; but ARPA itself controlled the purse strings and substantial decision-making authority.
The term 'nanosatellite' or 'nanosat' is usually applied to an artificial satellite with a mass between one and 10kg.
Its team tracked the flight of the Soviet Union's Sputnik 1, the first-ever artificial satellite.
The ISS is a space station, or a habitable artificial satellite, in low earth orbit.
AE[currency]KABAT (CyHAN)- Turkmenistan is creating the second national artificial satellite, the government said Feb.
Visitors will be able to discover how the USSR became the first nation to explore space with the 1957 launch of Sputnik, the world's first artificial satellite, followed four years later by the first man in orbit, Yuri Gagarin.
Test or use any weapon against an artificial satellite (where "test" means flight test or field test in a manner observable by the national or multilateral technical means available to a Signatory State); and
Since the Soviet Union had launched the first artificial satellite, Sputnik in 1957, the U.S.
Although the R-7 never saw operational use, a modification of the missile was used as the launch vehicle that delivered Sputnik, the first artificial satellite and the starting flare in the Cold War space race, into orbit in 1957.
4, 1957, the Soviet Union launched Sputnik 1, the first artificial satellite, into orbit.
A digital clock made using parts from Russia is dedicated to the very first artificial satellite Sputnik 1.
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