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Satellites, Joseph A. Angelo, Jr

Label
Satellites
Title
Satellites
Statement of responsibility
Joseph A. Angelo, Jr
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Angelo, Joseph A
Dewey number
629.46
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TL796
LC item number
.A54 2006
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
  • Frontiers in space
  • Facts on File science library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Artificial satellites
  • Young adult literature
Target audience
adult
Label
Satellites, Joseph A. Angelo, Jr
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip065/2005036145.html
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-306) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 7
  • 88
  • 4
  • Military Satellites
  • 91
  • Different Kinds of Intelligence
  • 92
  • Reconnaissance Satellites
  • 95
  • National Security Agency
  • 97
  • America's First Space President: Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969)
  • Discoverer Program
  • 104
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • 108
  • Defense Meteorological Satellite Program
  • 111
  • Surveillance Satellites
  • 114
  • Military Communications Satellites
  • 121
  • 8
  • Navigation Satellites
  • 130
  • Antisatellite Weapon Systems
  • 132
  • Nuclear Test Monitoring Satellites
  • 135
  • Radar Ocean Reconnaissance Satellite
  • 138
  • 5
  • Weather Satellites
  • Russian Spaceflight Visionary: Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky (1857-1935)
  • 139
  • Television and Infrared Observation Satellites
  • 141
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • 142
  • Space-Age Guardian Angels
  • 148
  • Space Weather
  • 151
  • 6
  • 10
  • Communications Satellites
  • 153
  • Development of the Modern Communications Satellite
  • 153
  • Sir Arthur C. Clarke (B. 1917)
  • 154
  • Project Echo
  • 156
  • Molniya Communications Satellites
  • 159
  • Man Who Started the Space Age: Sergei Korolev (1907-1966)
  • Anik Communications Satellites
  • 162
  • Applications Technology Satellites
  • 164
  • Eutelsat
  • 166
  • Rescue of AsiaSat 3
  • 168
  • Direct Broadcast Satellite
  • 169
  • 12
  • Sports Broadcasting and Communications Satellites
  • 170
  • Tracking and Data Relay Satellite
  • 170
  • Communications Satellites as a Catalyst for Social Improvement and Democracy
  • 172
  • 7
  • Navigation Satellites
  • 175
  • Transit: The Navy Navigation Satellite System
  • Restoring National Prestige with Explorer 1
  • 176
  • Navstar Global Positioning System
  • 178
  • 8
  • Satellites as Scientific Observatories
  • 185
  • Satellites Provide a Direct View of the Universe
  • 185
  • Earth's Magnetosphere
  • 187
  • 18
  • Early Orbiting Observatories
  • 189
  • Orbiting Astronomical Observatory
  • 189
  • Orbiting Geophysical Observatory
  • 190
  • Copernicus
  • 190
  • Orbiting Solar Observatory
  • 191
  • Wernher Magnus von Braun (1912-1977)
  • Uhuru Satellite
  • 191
  • High-Energy Astronomy Observatory
  • 191
  • Cosmic Background Explorer
  • 191
  • Einstein Observatory
  • 193
  • Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe
  • 194
  • 1
  • 20
  • 9
  • Fundamentals of Remote Sensing
  • 197
  • Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • 197
  • Gustav Robert Kirchhoff (1824-1887)
  • 199
  • Practice of Remote Sensing
  • 201
  • Multispectral Imaging
  • Satellites Transform Human Civilization
  • 203
  • Radar Imaging
  • 205
  • Remote Sensing of the Oceans
  • 208
  • 10
  • Earth-Observing Spacecraft
  • 211
  • Landsat
  • 213
  • 22
  • Change Detection
  • 215
  • Seasat
  • 216
  • Radarsat
  • 216
  • Heat Capacity Mapping Mission
  • 218
  • Earth Radiation Budget Satellite
  • 218
  • A Revolution in Meteorology
  • Laser Geodynamics Satellite
  • 219
  • Satellite Laser Ranging
  • 220
  • Earth Observing-1
  • 221
  • Terra
  • 223
  • Aqua
  • 223
  • 24
  • Aura
  • 227
  • 11
  • Earth System Science and Global Change
  • 229
  • Earth System Science
  • 230
  • Gaia Hypothesis
  • 231
  • Aerosols
  • Satellites and National Defense
  • 234
  • Cryosphere
  • 237
  • Global Change
  • 240
  • Svante August Arrhenius (1859-1927)
  • 242
  • 25
  • Switchboards in the Sky
  • 27
  • Navigating with Human-made "Stars"
  • From Sputnik 1 to Aura
  • 30
  • Meeting the Universe Face-to-Face
  • 30
  • Satellites for Intelligent Stewardship of Planet Earth
  • 35
  • 2
  • How a Satellite Works
  • 37
  • Universe According to Newton
  • 37
  • 1
  • Newton's Laws of Motion
  • 40
  • Physics of Orbiting Bodies
  • 40
  • Microgravity
  • 42
  • Orbits of Objects in Space
  • 45
  • Sun-Synchronous Orbit
  • 51
  • Notion of a Satellite
  • Launching a Satellite
  • 52
  • What Does a Satellite Contain?
  • 54
  • Selecting a Satellite's Radiator
  • 59
  • Solar Photovoltaic Conversion
  • 62
  • Factors Influencing the Performance and Lifetime of Satellites
  • 63
  • 2
  • Earth's Trapped Radiation Belts
  • 64
  • Spacecraft Drag
  • 65
  • Spacecraft Charging
  • 65
  • Spacecraft Outgassing
  • 66
  • Spacecraft Lubrication
  • 66
  • Johannes Kepler (1571-1630)
  • Problem of Space Debris
  • 67
  • Ground-Based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance
  • 68
  • Sky Is Falling: The Cosmos 954 Incident
  • 71
  • 3
  • Satellites Come in All Sizes and Shapes
  • 73
  • Grapefruit-Sized Satellites: Project Vanguard
  • 5
  • 75
  • Explorer Spacecraft
  • 78
  • International Ultraviolet Explorer
  • 81
  • Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer
  • 81
  • Fast Auroral Snapshot Explorer
  • 82
  • Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer
  • Dawn of the Space Age
  • 83
  • European Remote Sensing Satellite 1
  • 84
  • Long Duration Exposure Facility
  • 85
  • Large, Crew-Carrying Spacecraft
  • 86
  • Space Shuttle Orbiter Vehicle
  • 86
  • International Space Station
Control code
ocm63229759
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 320 pages
Isbn
9780816057726
Lccn
2005036145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
629.46 AN43 ; P ; XX-N ; Series-adult ; C1206BT2 (KE)
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o63229759
  • (Sirsi) o63229759
Label
Satellites, Joseph A. Angelo, Jr
Link
http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip065/2005036145.html
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 301-306) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 7
  • 88
  • 4
  • Military Satellites
  • 91
  • Different Kinds of Intelligence
  • 92
  • Reconnaissance Satellites
  • 95
  • National Security Agency
  • 97
  • America's First Space President: Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969)
  • Discoverer Program
  • 104
  • National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  • 108
  • Defense Meteorological Satellite Program
  • 111
  • Surveillance Satellites
  • 114
  • Military Communications Satellites
  • 121
  • 8
  • Navigation Satellites
  • 130
  • Antisatellite Weapon Systems
  • 132
  • Nuclear Test Monitoring Satellites
  • 135
  • Radar Ocean Reconnaissance Satellite
  • 138
  • 5
  • Weather Satellites
  • Russian Spaceflight Visionary: Konstantin Eduardovich Tsiolkovsky (1857-1935)
  • 139
  • Television and Infrared Observation Satellites
  • 141
  • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • 142
  • Space-Age Guardian Angels
  • 148
  • Space Weather
  • 151
  • 6
  • 10
  • Communications Satellites
  • 153
  • Development of the Modern Communications Satellite
  • 153
  • Sir Arthur C. Clarke (B. 1917)
  • 154
  • Project Echo
  • 156
  • Molniya Communications Satellites
  • 159
  • Man Who Started the Space Age: Sergei Korolev (1907-1966)
  • Anik Communications Satellites
  • 162
  • Applications Technology Satellites
  • 164
  • Eutelsat
  • 166
  • Rescue of AsiaSat 3
  • 168
  • Direct Broadcast Satellite
  • 169
  • 12
  • Sports Broadcasting and Communications Satellites
  • 170
  • Tracking and Data Relay Satellite
  • 170
  • Communications Satellites as a Catalyst for Social Improvement and Democracy
  • 172
  • 7
  • Navigation Satellites
  • 175
  • Transit: The Navy Navigation Satellite System
  • Restoring National Prestige with Explorer 1
  • 176
  • Navstar Global Positioning System
  • 178
  • 8
  • Satellites as Scientific Observatories
  • 185
  • Satellites Provide a Direct View of the Universe
  • 185
  • Earth's Magnetosphere
  • 187
  • 18
  • Early Orbiting Observatories
  • 189
  • Orbiting Astronomical Observatory
  • 189
  • Orbiting Geophysical Observatory
  • 190
  • Copernicus
  • 190
  • Orbiting Solar Observatory
  • 191
  • Wernher Magnus von Braun (1912-1977)
  • Uhuru Satellite
  • 191
  • High-Energy Astronomy Observatory
  • 191
  • Cosmic Background Explorer
  • 191
  • Einstein Observatory
  • 193
  • Wilkinson Microwave Anisotropy Probe
  • 194
  • 1
  • 20
  • 9
  • Fundamentals of Remote Sensing
  • 197
  • Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • 197
  • Gustav Robert Kirchhoff (1824-1887)
  • 199
  • Practice of Remote Sensing
  • 201
  • Multispectral Imaging
  • Satellites Transform Human Civilization
  • 203
  • Radar Imaging
  • 205
  • Remote Sensing of the Oceans
  • 208
  • 10
  • Earth-Observing Spacecraft
  • 211
  • Landsat
  • 213
  • 22
  • Change Detection
  • 215
  • Seasat
  • 216
  • Radarsat
  • 216
  • Heat Capacity Mapping Mission
  • 218
  • Earth Radiation Budget Satellite
  • 218
  • A Revolution in Meteorology
  • Laser Geodynamics Satellite
  • 219
  • Satellite Laser Ranging
  • 220
  • Earth Observing-1
  • 221
  • Terra
  • 223
  • Aqua
  • 223
  • 24
  • Aura
  • 227
  • 11
  • Earth System Science and Global Change
  • 229
  • Earth System Science
  • 230
  • Gaia Hypothesis
  • 231
  • Aerosols
  • Satellites and National Defense
  • 234
  • Cryosphere
  • 237
  • Global Change
  • 240
  • Svante August Arrhenius (1859-1927)
  • 242
  • 25
  • Switchboards in the Sky
  • 27
  • Navigating with Human-made "Stars"
  • From Sputnik 1 to Aura
  • 30
  • Meeting the Universe Face-to-Face
  • 30
  • Satellites for Intelligent Stewardship of Planet Earth
  • 35
  • 2
  • How a Satellite Works
  • 37
  • Universe According to Newton
  • 37
  • 1
  • Newton's Laws of Motion
  • 40
  • Physics of Orbiting Bodies
  • 40
  • Microgravity
  • 42
  • Orbits of Objects in Space
  • 45
  • Sun-Synchronous Orbit
  • 51
  • Notion of a Satellite
  • Launching a Satellite
  • 52
  • What Does a Satellite Contain?
  • 54
  • Selecting a Satellite's Radiator
  • 59
  • Solar Photovoltaic Conversion
  • 62
  • Factors Influencing the Performance and Lifetime of Satellites
  • 63
  • 2
  • Earth's Trapped Radiation Belts
  • 64
  • Spacecraft Drag
  • 65
  • Spacecraft Charging
  • 65
  • Spacecraft Outgassing
  • 66
  • Spacecraft Lubrication
  • 66
  • Johannes Kepler (1571-1630)
  • Problem of Space Debris
  • 67
  • Ground-Based Electro-Optical Deep Space Surveillance
  • 68
  • Sky Is Falling: The Cosmos 954 Incident
  • 71
  • 3
  • Satellites Come in All Sizes and Shapes
  • 73
  • Grapefruit-Sized Satellites: Project Vanguard
  • 5
  • 75
  • Explorer Spacecraft
  • 78
  • International Ultraviolet Explorer
  • 81
  • Extreme Ultraviolet Explorer
  • 81
  • Fast Auroral Snapshot Explorer
  • 82
  • Far Ultraviolet Spectroscopic Explorer
  • Dawn of the Space Age
  • 83
  • European Remote Sensing Satellite 1
  • 84
  • Long Duration Exposure Facility
  • 85
  • Large, Crew-Carrying Spacecraft
  • 86
  • Space Shuttle Orbiter Vehicle
  • 86
  • International Space Station
Control code
ocm63229759
Dimensions
25 cm.
Extent
xv, 320 pages
Isbn
9780816057726
Lccn
2005036145
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
629.46 AN43 ; P ; XX-N ; Series-adult ; C1206BT2 (KE)
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o63229759
  • (Sirsi) o63229759

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