artificial satellite

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Noun1.artificial satellite - man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moonartificial satellite - man-made equipment that orbits around the earth or the moon
astronomy satellite - a satellite equipped with a telescope to observe infrared radiation
communications satellite - an artificial satellite that relays signals back to earth; moves in a geostationary orbit
equipment - an instrumentality needed for an undertaking or to perform a service
solar array, solar battery, solar panel - electrical device consisting of a large array of connected solar cells
ballistic capsule, space vehicle, spacecraft - a craft capable of traveling in outer space; technically, a satellite around the sun
space laboratory, space platform, space station - a manned artificial satellite in a fixed orbit designed for scientific research
sputnik - a Russian artificial satellite; "Sputnik was the first man-made satellite to orbit the earth"
spy satellite - a satellite with sensors to detect nuclear explosions
meteorological satellite, weather satellite - a satellite that transmits frequent picture of the earth below
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According to space news, SpaceX launched the Tesla sports car artificial satellite as a payload in the Falcon Heavy test flight in February 2018.
In fact, the Soviets had achieved notable firsts in the 'space race', launching the artificial satellite Sputnik in 1957 and, five years later, propelling air force pilot Yuri Gagarin, into orbit.
He appealed to the official authorities in Sudan to launch an artificial satellite to operate all African channels to broadcast through instead of relying on foreign satellites.
- US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said that Iranian launch of a missile into space, is an Iranian defiance and a breach of the international agreement, accusing it of forming a missile threat after its failure to fulfill his warnings and move forward in an attempt to put an artificial satellite into orbit, that was failed.
In June, DOST Balik-Scientist Engineer Leo Almazan helped students during a contact with the International Space Station (ISS), even interviewing an astronaut on board the habitable artificial satellite.
"GORS should develop a road map for the Syrian space programme, as well as for the launch of the first artificial satellite into Earth's orbit, like other Arab countries," the minister said.
"GORS should develop a road map for the Syrian space program, as well as for the launch of the first artificial satellite into Earth's orbit, like other Arab countries", the minister said.
The full cycle of space technology is based on the use of artificial satellite, ground station, rocket launch system and artificial satellite channel.
Also, some other applications of ultrasonic motor market include its use in watch motor, and compact paper handling, roll screen, semiconductor production device, and control machine of the antenna of an artificial satellite. Request For Table Of Content The key players engaged in the global ultrasonic motor market include Canon Inc., Ricoh Company Ltd., Micromechatronics, Inc., Nikon Corporation, SHINSEI Corporation, Technohands Co., Ltd., Nidec Corporation, SIGMAKOKI Co.
On the other hand, the National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA) under the jurisdiction of the Science and Technology Agency of the Japanese government, and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries developed the N-I rocket using liquid fuel by importing technology from the US for launching an artificial satellite with a commercial purpose.
WHEN was the first artificial satellite, Sputnik 1, launched?

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