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Johnson, Les

Sky Alert!

Johnson, Les - Sky Alert!, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Chapter Summaries
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2. Introduction
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Part 1. How We Might Lose Our Satellites

3. 1 Orbital Debris
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4. 2 Space War
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5. 3 Solar Storms
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Part 2. If We Were to Lose our Satellites …

6. 4 The Global Positioning System (Military Uses)
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7. 5 Economic Fallout
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8. 6 The Global Positioning System and the Average Person
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9. 7 Spy Satellites and Military Communications
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10. 8 Communications
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11. 9 Weather Forecasting
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12. 10 Remote Sensing: Environmental Monitoring and Science
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13. 11 The International Space Station and Human Space Flight
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14. 12 Effects on Scientific Research Satellites
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Part 3. What Can We Do?

15. 13 Reduce the Growth in Orbital Debris
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16. 14 Reduce the Amount of Debris in Space
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17. 15 Harden against Space Radiation (Contributed by Dr James K. Woosley)
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Keywords: Engineering, Aerospace Technology and Astronautics, Popular Science in Astronomy, Security Science and Technology, Communications Engineering, Networks, Remote Sensing/Photogrammetry, Economics general

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2013
Language
en
Edition
2013
Series
Springer Praxis Books
Category
Technology, Energy, Traffic
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781461418306

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