Essays Tagged: "Satellite"

Evelution of Satalites

The satellite is probably the most useful invention since the wheel. Satellites have the capability to l ... a business deal through video communication. Almost everything today is heading towards the use of satellites, such as telephones. At&t has used this communications satellite (top right) ever sin ... ions satellite (top right) ever since the late 1950s. TVS and radios are also turning to the use of satellites. RCA and Sony have released satellite dishes for Radio and Television services. New techn ...

(4 pages) 93 0 4.4 Feb/1997

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Remote Sensing

ote sensing' is a means of obtaining information at a distance. When referring to remote sensing by satellite we are therefore discussing observation from outer space, although it is only observation ... fore discussing observation from outer space, although it is only observation of the earth by these satellites which has caused problems. Christol feels an adequate definition is 'the essentially unob ...

(7 pages) 79 1 3.8 Apr/2002

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Law

Computer Assignment, Computers in Education

each of these ultimately became minor classroom tools alongside conventional methods.Communications SatelliteA communications satellite is an artificial SATELLITE placed into orbit around the Earth to ... Most long-distance radio communication across land is sent via MICROWAVE relay towers. In effect, a satellite serves as a tall microwave tower to permit direct transmission between stations, but it ca ...

(2 pages) 121 1 3.8 Mar/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

"The Andromeda Strain" by Michael Crichton, a science fiction book

Project Scoop, a scientific mission tofind life in the extreme outer limits of the atmosphere. Many satellites areput into orbit, and most are lost or come back with nothing. Then, with theseventh sat ... ack with nothing. Then, with theseventh satellite, the get something. There is just one problem. Thesatellite lands in a very small town in northeast Arizona called Piedmont.Tracking crews are sent ou ...

(4 pages) 79 0 4.6 May/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Samuel Taylor Coleridge. Speaks of his work ,and includes eamples from some of his poems

three poems of his which everybody knows and admires, and also the habit of regarding him as a mere satellite of Wordsworth, or at least as Wordsworth's weaker brother. These are his Poems of Friendsh ...

(7 pages) 148 0 3.5 Nov/1996

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

"Was the United States Responsible for the Development of the Cold War"

development of the Cold War.The Soviet Union wanted to occupy Eastern Europe and eventually set up satellite states to help extend communism toward Italy and France. In 1945, they set up a communist ...

(2 pages) 132 3 3.5 Feb/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Pluto and its features. How it was discovered, its measurements compared to Earth, its surface, and its atmosphere

omer by the name of Clyde Tombaugh. Then James Christy and Robert Harrington discovered Pluto had a satellite, they named it Charon. Pluto and Charon are referred to as double planets. Some of the fac ... th's escape velocity is 11.18 km/sec. The rotational period of Pluto is -6.39 days, the same as its satellite Charon. The Earth's rotational period is .997 days, which can also be referred to as one s ...

(3 pages) 76 1 4.5 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Satilites how they work what they do. also geostaionary and types of satellites.

Satellites.A satellite is basically any object that revolves around a planet in a circular or ellipt ... ct that revolves around a planet in a circular or elliptical path. The three types of communication satellites that I choose are Weather satellites, Astronomy satellites and communication satellites.W ... Weather satellites are used for to predict the whether all around the world. Because of the weather satellites technology we can find out the weather anytime in the world. Weather satellites are also ...

(3 pages) 102 2 4.7 Aug/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Report on the planet pluto

luto is unusual is that its moon, Charon is more than half its size! In fact, Charon is the largest satellite relative to its planet in the solar system. On average, Pluto's orbit is 5.9 billion kilom ...

(1 pages) 58 1 2.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

Planet Mercury

an half of that size, about 3,000 miles in diameter. Mercury, a planet, is smaller than Ganymede, a satellite revolving around Jupiter.One of the features of Mercury distinguishing it from other plane ...

(2 pages) 74 0 2.7 May/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The Andromeda Strain by Michael Crichton Summary and Description

Summary: The Andromeda Strain is a strain that gets caught on a satellite that's orbiting the earth. Due to an accident, the satellite comes crashing down to earth. ...

(1 pages) 33 0 3.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Digital Television in India

sonal video recorders), connect to the internet using cable modems, and get hundreds of channels of satellite-delivered TV on an 18" dish. Something you may not have heard about yet, but will soon, is ... able TV home receiving a good signal there are at least another twenty homes receiving a bad signal.Satellite delivery of broadband signals is one mode that can support broadband Internet delivered te ...

(11 pages) 66 0 4.1 Aug/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

A brief essay about death and selecting a song to represent a Christian view of death.

ased person has simply moved from stage of being to another, perhaps a better one. The song "Satellite" by P.O.D. deals with the death of a loved one. After such an event occurs, many of us hop ... es all of these beliefs and gives us faith that if we believe, we will succeed. I feel that "Satellite" is definitely a great song with really positive energy. It gives me a feeling of joy know ...

(1 pages) 15 0 0.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith > Christianity


ra, launched in December 1999, was put into orbit to observe the land, air and ocean. The 10,560 lb satellite featured five surveillance instruments, which monitored phenomena on Earth, air pollution, ...

(1 pages) 592 0 3.0 Jul/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The USSR and "sovietization" and how this expanded into the Eastern Europe.

icy of "sovietization" and set about its expansion into Eastern Europe, by creating Moscow-friendly satellite states. The USSR saw this as a purely defensive action, while the West saw this as evidenc ... hat of overseas economic expansion. By this, we mean that one of Stalin's main reasons for creating satellite states in Eastern Europe was to ensure that he could have enough markets to trade with, an ...

(5 pages) 37 0 4.5 Aug/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Global Positioning System and its underlying physical principles related to waves.

he use of transmission of at least 4 radio wave signals from a "constellation" of 24 earth-orbiting satellites at one time.A Global Positioning System (GPS) unit consists of a space segment, a control ... e segment, a control segment, and a user segment. The space segment is a constellation of two-dozen satellites orbiting the earth twice every 24 hours, at approximately 10,900 nautical miles above the ...

(3 pages) 29 0 2.3 Sep/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Global Positioning System.

orks, as well as its costs and benefits, and also the many uses of the GPS.GPS: What is it?GPS is a satellite based system that was designed by the US Department of Defense to "simplify and improve mi ... , the control component, and the user component. Looking first at the space component, there are 24 satellites orbiting approximately 10,900 nautical miles above the earth. These satellites travel alo ...

(11 pages) 216 1 4.8 Nov/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The impact of ICT in a social community

vice) the way it works is that they install it in a bus or a train. This sensor sends a signal to a satellite that can then monitor the position of the vehicle on a grid reference. This information is ...

(12 pages) 48 0 4.0 Jul/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

The Andromeda Strain And Technology

d States, primarily in the southwest region of the continent. The military is launching a series of satellites for a project called SCOOP. SCOOP was a program that planned to orbit seventeen satellite ... ements in the atmosphere that can be used as a weapon in biological warfare. Scoop VII, the seventh satellite launched abruptly left stable orbit two days after launch and falls to earth. The satellit ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

The Andromeda Strain

The Andromeda Strain, by Michael Crichton, is about a lethally contaminated satellite that falls out of it's orbit and crashes into the earth. The story centers on Dr. Hall, th ... to figure out how to prevent the spread of the andromeda strain, the disease brought down with the satellite.The story begins in a small town in which the satellite has crashed. When the team assigne ... story begins in a small town in which the satellite has crashed. When the team assigned to find the satellite reaches the town they find empty streets- all the people are dead- or so they think. Not l ...

(2 pages) 17 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers