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Earth's Artificial Satellites

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What Keeps Satellites in Orbit?
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What keeps satellites in orbit, is a curious question. Man-made satellites don't fall from the sky for the same reason that the moon doesn't crash into the earth, or that the Earth doesn't crash into the Sun. Satellites keep itself in orbit actually ... [more]
June 16, 2018 at 09:00 PM
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How Do Satellites Get & Stay in Orbit?
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SciShow Space takes you into Low Earth Orbit to explain how artificial satellites get up there and stay there -- at least for a while.(04:15)
June 16, 2018 at 08:51 PM
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History in HD - Satellites Watching Earth
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Launched into space in 1960, the first weather satellite put outerspace to practical use. The satellite helped meteorologists on Earth detect hurricanes and and typhoons. (01:48)
April 9, 2012 at 08:38 PM
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Learn about Tiros - The First Weather Satellite 1960
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Learn about Tiros - the first weather satellite in 1960 from this very brief educational video. (00:39)
March 16, 2011 at 08:36 PM
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New Weather Satellite in Orbit
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The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project, or NPP, was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Oct. 28, heralding a new era of climate change science and weather forecasting for the Un... [more]
April 7, 2012 at 01:11 PM
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How Do Satellites Stay In Orbit Around Earth?
From YouTube, produced by sciBRIGHT
Satellites. There's almost 10,000 artificial satellites orbiting Earth right now, but how are they deifying gravity and not falling out of the sky? (01:33)
June 16, 2018 at 08:56 PM
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