​​Satellite Spotting & Operations Handbook

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We have all heard of satellite TV and communications, but what else are they doing in space? We often take for granted many services around us without realising how the information is obtained or transferred into our lives.

There are many subjects that satellites operate within; Weather, Communications, TV, Navigation, Technology Research, Earth Resources, Emergency services, Ground Tag Tracking and Spying.

Satellite classes

The Global Positioning System (GPS) is probably the most recognised satellite system that has a practical use for us everyday folk. But how does it work?

Nimbus was the first dedicated weather satellite series. This clip helps to portray their importance...

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