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A comprehensive, single-source reference on satellite technologyand its applications, Satellite Technology: Principles andApplications, Second Editionincludes the latest developments onthe topic. Covering the features and facilities of satellites andsatellite launch vehicles, with an emphasis on the fundamentalprinciples and concepts, the authors provide readers with acomplete understanding of the technology. This book explains thepast, present and future satellite missions, as well asnon-communication related applications. Coverage ranges from remotesensing and navigational uses to meteorological and militaryareas.

This second edition contains an additional chapter on earthstation design and gives extensive focus to space based weaponsystems, satellite interference and future trends in satellitetechnology. Extra information has also been provided on all of thefirst edition’s topics to enhance the existing coverage.

  • Fully updated new edition with latest technologicaldevelopments
  • Covers the full range of important applications such remotesensing, weather forecasting, navigational, scientific and militaryapplications
  • Amply illustrated with figures and photographs, this book alsocontains problems with solutions, which is of benefit students atundergraduate and graduate levels
  • An indispensible book for professionals and students in thefield of satellite technology
  • Companion website provides a complete and updated compendium onsatellites and satellite launch vehicles

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