• If successful, India will set a world record as the first country to launch the most satellites in one go, surpassing Russia which launched 39 satellites in a single mission in June 2014. (yahoo.com)
  • EUROPEAN space officials say they're investigating whether the inaccurate deployment of two satellites will complicate their efforts to develop a new Galileo satellite navigation system that would rival America's GPS network. (news.com.au)
  • Each approximately 700-kg Galileo satellite contains all the equipment needed to perform its assigned navigation and timing tasks over the course of its 12-year design life. (esa.int)
  • In the discussion, help the students distinguish among animations of Shuttle missions, photographs from the Space Shuttle, pictures from remote robotic explorations such as Pathfinder on Mars, Hubble Space Telescope images, and satellite photographs of Earth. (nctm.org)
  • Countries send communications satellites into space for the purpose of telecommunications - both corporate and military. (rand.org)
  • Satellite anomalies are malfunctions caused by solar particles, cosmic rays, or even space debris. (rand.org)
  • As space becomes more congested with satellites, the need for every nation to actively participate in the space safety coordination system grows. (rand.org)
  • When starting to develop satellites, China began to develop the series of scientific detection and technological test satellites to make the advanced test of new technology badly needed for space mission, and carry out space environment monitor and space scientific research. (globalsecurity.org)
  • At the end of the 1990s, we developed the SJ-5, a new generation satellite of the series, to improve the service of the satellites?technology for national economy and space scientific research. (globalsecurity.org)
  • This demonstrator, based on 4 micro-satellites flying in formation through space, will analyze the electromagnetic environment on the ground in a number of frequency bands used exclusively for military communications. (spacedaily.com)
  • The ESSAIM program is a "turnkey" system, comprising the space segment, ground segment, satellite launch facilities and operations. (spacedaily.com)
  • The four 120-kg micro-satellites are based on the Myriade platform, developed by French space agency CNES in partnership with EADS Astrium. (spacedaily.com)
  • This program features the very latest space technologies to meet the payload weight and size restrictions imposed by micro-satellites. (spacedaily.com)
  • The unannounced rendezvous - a first for China - could be a test of technology needed to build a space station, but it also shows the country has the capability to approach and potentially interfere with other satellites. (newscientist.com)
  • Two satellite shoot-downs in recent years have fuelled fears of space-based battles. (newscientist.com)
  • It willcarry out "verification experiments of acquisition, tracking, and pointingtechnologies with ARTEMIS, the advanced data relay engineering satellite of theEuropean Space Agency," the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA)says on its website. (space.com)
  • The space agency is developing a service robot that can visit ailing satellites and refuel or even repair them on the spot . (slashdot.org)
  • NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center wants a robot capable of carrying out what it calls the five 'Rs' - refueling, repositioning, remote survey, component replacement or repairing - on any satellite that might require its services. (slashdot.org)
  • The business of putting commercial satellites into space for a fee is growing as phone, Internet and other companies, as well as countries, seek greater and more high-tech communications. (yahoo.com)
  • That launch marked the inauguration of a new space center, at an unidentified desert location, which included an underground control station and satellite launch pad. (ibtimes.com)
  • Since the 1970s, China has developed and launched the SJ-1 and SJ-2, SJ-4 and SJ-5 satellites, which formed the preliminary series of the SJ scientific detection and technological test satellites. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Engage the class in a large-group discussion about the satellite images they see on local television news broadcasts. (nctm.org)
  • Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad praised Iranian scientists for their accomplishment, saying that the satellite carried a message of justice, peace and friendship, the conservative Fars news agency reported. (ibtimes.com)
  • The signals are received via an outdoor parabolic antenna commonly referred to as a satellite dish and a low-noise block downconverter . (wikipedia.org)
  • The Uranian and Neptunian satellites may possess large amounts of a chemically unequilibrated comet-like volatile assemblage, including methanol, formaldehyde, and a host of other highly water- and ammonia-water-soluble constituents and gas clathrate hydrates. (springer.com)
  • Amending Title 14 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Zoning and Planning," by amending Section 14-231, entitled "Residential District Rules and Exceptions," by providing for restrictions on placement, installation and maintenance of certain satellite dishes and antennas, under certain terms and conditions. (philly.com)
  • Reports earlier this year that the U.S. Department of Defense leased a Chinese satellite to support military operations in Africa sparked concern that the arrangement could compromise control over U.S. military communications, or, worse, allow Chinese intelligence gatherers access to privileged military data. (rand.org)
  • Nashua mobile network in South Africa revealed today that it will introduce satellite phones in different parts of Africa starting next week. (ibtimes.com)
  • Some students may know that some TV weather graphics are made with satellite data. (nctm.org)
  • ISRO spokesman S. Satish said data from the satellite will help preparation of large-scale cartographic maps. (space.com)
  • These include data to synchronise the onboard clocks with a ground-based reference clock and integrity data that contain information about how well each satellite is functioning. (esa.int)
  • Ground segmentCo-located X-band terminals at the mission centre at the DGA's weapons electronics centre (CELAR) in Bruz, near Rennes in western France will receive the data stored on the satellites, as they become visible. (spacedaily.com)
  • Nearly all of the nano satellites are from other countries, including Israel, Kazakhstan, The Netherlands, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates and 96 from United States, said the state-run ISRO. (yahoo.com)
  • They are equipped with satellite terminals designed to transmit and receive live images to the Fire Brigade Offices and can also provide broadband communications within the areas of operations. (innovations-report.com)
  • It also would require the removal of satellites not in use (some companies leave satellites they have installed, even is the service is cancelled). (philly.com)
  • Clarke thinks he can regulate the placement of dishes without running afoul of the FCC, though he's sure to get opposition from satellite companies and landlords. (philly.com)
  • 9) Satellite Dishes and Antennas. (philly.com)
  • These systems received weaker analog signals transmitted in the C-band (4-8 GHz) from FSS type satellites, requiring the use of large 2-3-meter dishes. (wikipedia.org)
  • Satellite television dishes in Malaysia . (wikipedia.org)
  • Uplink satellite dishes are very large, as much as 9 to 12 meters (30 to 40 feet) in diameter. (wikipedia.org)
  • City Councilman Darrell Clarke on Monday floated a proposal to cut back the proliferation of unsightly satellite antennas on building facades. (philly.com)
  • The Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellites are an important system for the United States. (nctm.org)
  • The ESSAIM micro-satellites, launched at the end of 2004, have been operational since May, 2005. (spacedaily.com)
  • The SJ-1 provided valuable experiences for the development of satellites with long lifetime. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Don't want to play long satellites and want to gamble it up a bit? (rakeback.com)
  • Satellite DNA may consist of dispersed repeats (e.g. long interdispersed elements and short interdispersed elements ) or may be arranged in a tandem array . (encyclopedia.com)
  • The Pentagon-sponsored report offered a roadmap for how to build a 10-megawatt test satellite over the next 10 years for $10 billion. (redorbit.com)
  • Algeria?s Alsat-2A, weighing 116 kilograms, is a small remote sensing satellite. (space.com)
  • One possible explanation for this inferred rheological distinction involves a difference in volatile composition of the Uranian and Neptunian satellites on one hand and of the Jovian and Saturnian satellites on the other hand. (springer.com)
  • satellite DNA Any DNA which differs enough in its base composition to form a separate fraction from the majority of genomic DNA on centrifugation. (encyclopedia.com)
  • This paper describes in details the SJ-1, SJ-2, SJ-4 and SJ-5 satellites. (globalsecurity.org)
  • The number of repeating units within a single satellite tandem array changes rapidly in evolutionary terms, due to the processes of replication slippage and unequal crossing over . (encyclopedia.com)
  • Chinese state media said the satellites will be used for scientific experiments, land resource surveys, geographic surveys and mapping. (spaceflightnow.com)
  • All have been successful except for the inaugural flight of a new commercial satellite launcher developed by a Chinese startup company named OneSpace. (spaceflightnow.com)
  • Related groups include GEO-subscribers for general remote imaging topics, MSG-1 for discussion of Meteosat Second Generation specific topics, and Weather Satellite Reports for weekly status updates, and topics which are more appropriate for those groups are inappropriate here. (yahoo.com)
  • Released at the start of the Canadian Football League season, Toronto Argonauts player Tom Johansen went to play with the Satellites. (wikipedia.org)
  • The reason may be that the movement of these satellites is similar to that of an airplane in the sky. (nctm.org)
  • Another development includes the Civil Protection Authority in Piedmont which has signed a Cooperation Agreement with the Ministry of Interior to integrate their satellite project Emercom.sat into the SkyPlexNet network. (innovations-report.com)
  • This discussion can lead to an opportunity to present the notions of geostationary and polar-orbiting satellites. (nctm.org)
  • On the top of the satellite, the four sides are equipped with four movable solar wings and the other four are equipped with blinds, spinning stabilized toward the sun. (globalsecurity.org)
  • Nonpolar and weakly polar molecular liquids (mainly N 2 , CH 4 , CO, CO 2 , and Ar), may originate by decomposition of gas-clathrate hydrates and may have been erupted on some icy satellites, but without water these substances do not form rigid solids that are stable against sublimation or melting over geologic time. (springer.com)
  • In January 2007, China destroyed a defunct satellite with a ballistic missile, and in February 2008, the US did likewise . (newscientist.com)
  • They seem to understand the notion of the ground track of polar-orbiting satellites. (nctm.org)
  • Software Engineer Needed The US Air Force Academy has an opening for a software engineer to work on satellite and ground station software. (amsat.org)
  • Using a satellite communications network running SkyPlexNet, the Italian Civil Protection Authorities in Piedmont Italy were able to receive and send information via satellite. (innovations-report.com)