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Earth-Observing Spacecraft
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  • Authored by: Joseph A. Angelo, Jr.
  • From the Series: Satellites
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  • ISBN-10: 1-4381-9307-6
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-9307-6
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 09/01/2019
  • Dewey Number: 621.43
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up

Summary

Designed to help students and teachers better appreciate science and engineering in a global context, this eBook describes a number of interesting and important Earth-observing satellites, which are used to measure and monitor key environmental variables. The satellites covered include the Landsat family of spacecraft as well as Terra, Aqua, and Aura, three environmental satellites that use complementary sets of sensors to accomplish a systematic study of Earth. A wealth of images help bring the topic to life.

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About the Author(s)

Joseph A. Angelo, Jr., Ph.D., a retired lieutenant colonel with the U.S. Air Force, is currently a technical writer and a consulting futurist. Over the past 40 years, he has served as an adjunct professor at the Florida Institute of Technology, Rollins College, and Valencia College, specializing in space technology, nuclear technology, and astronomy.

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