Satellite Operations

Some articles on satellite, operations, satellite operations:

Amateur Radio Bands - Space Operations
... See also amateur radio satellite Radio amateurs may engage in satellite and space craft communications however, the frequencies allowed for such activities are ... Telecommunication Union's rules, all amateur radio operations may only occur within 50 kilometres (31 mi) of the Earth's surface ... As such, the Amateur Radio Service is not permitted to engage in satellite operations however, a sister radio service, called the Amateur Satellite Service, exists which allows satellite operations for the ...
EXOSAT - Satellite Operations
... The orbit of Exosat was different from any previous X-ray astronomy satellite ... To maximize the number of sources occulted by the Moon, a highly eccentric orbit (e ~ 0.93) with a 90.6 hr period and an inclination of 73° was chosen ...

Famous quotes containing the words operations and/or satellite:

    A sociosphere of contact, control, persuasion and dissuasion, of exhibitions of inhibitions in massive or homeopathic doses...: this is obscenity. All structures turned inside out and exhibited, all operations rendered visible. In America this goes all the way from the bewildering network of aerial telephone and electric wires ... to the concrete multiplication of all the bodily functions in the home, the litany of ingredients on the tiniest can of food, the exhibition of income or IQ.
    Jean Baudrillard (b. 1929)

    Books are the best things, well used; abused, among the worst. What is the right use? What is the one end, which all means go to effect? They are for nothing but to inspire. I had better never see a book, than to be warped by its attraction clean out of my own orbit, and made a satellite instead of a system.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)