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OTHER WORDS FROM satellitesat·el·lit·ed, adjective
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The additional 1,280 satellites were approved for medium Earth orbits of 8,500km.Bankrupt OneWeb gets FCC approval for another 1,280 broadband satellites|Jon Brodkin|August 27, 2020|Ars Technica
The effort will combine satellite images of agricultural regions with subseasonal forecasts out to 45 days.Improved three-week weather forecasts could save lives from disaster|Alexandra Witze|August 27, 2020|Science News
Some cosmologists would answer that, today, with our satellites, we are making the required measurements.Schrödinger’s Cat When Nobody Is Looking - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Daniel Sudarsky|August 26, 2020|Nautilus
The company has launched more than 600 satellites for Starlink, a high-speed Internet network that could begin commercial service late this year for customers in northern North America.Elon Musk’s SpaceX gets a stratospheric valuation in its latest funding|Verne Kopytoff|August 18, 2020|Fortune
We’re poised to see more satellite launches with every passing year, which means more pieces of rocketry and spacecraft getting loose and zipping around at over 22,000 mph.
Thus the report on the Guy Fawkes effigies, which also was picked up by RT, the English-language Russian satellite channel.
As a result, a satellite passing over a higher-mass region would speed up very slightly, and slow down over a lower-mass one.Glaciers Lose 204 Billion Tons of Ice in Three Years|Matthew R. Francis|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Clooney heads the Satellite Sentinel Project, which monitors human rights abuses.After the Wedding: George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin in Venice|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The program, Satellite Sentinel Project, is designed to document and deter atrocities against civilians.
All ISIS logistics and dispositions in the field are observable by drone and satellite.
There were other dark markings visible, and the satellite presented the appearance of a miniature of Mars.Astronomical Curiosities|J. Ellard Gore
In any case it would be interesting to see whether the earth's satellite submitted like herself to its magnetic influence.
The moon is a satellite of the earth—it follows the earth like the little lamb followed Mary.The Woodcraft Girls at Camp|Lillian Elizabeth Roy
I knew not but that I might be metamorphosed to a planet or to a satellite; to be turned around in an eternal whirl.Niels Klim's journey under the ground|Baron Ludvig Holberg
There's now even some belief that it's not a true planet, but one that was once a satellite of Neptune.The Secret of the Ninth Planet|Donald Allen Wollheim
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Any object in orbit about some body capable of exerting a gravitational (see gravitation) force. Artificial satellites in orbit around the Earth have many uses, including relaying communication signals, making accurate surveys and inventories of the Earth's surface and weather patterns, and carrying out scientific experiments.