Flashcards - Space Exploration & Technology

Flashcards - Space Exploration & Technology
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Passive sensing
Remote sensing is the acquisition of information about an object or phenomenon without making physical contact with the object and thus in contrast to on site observation
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satellite
In the context of spaceflight, a satellite is an artificial object which has been intentionally placed into orbit
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satellite
In the context of spaceflight, a satellite is an artificial object which has been intentionally placed into orbit
Passive sensing
Remote sensing is the acquisition of information about an object or phenomenon without making physical contact with the object and thus in contrast to on site observation
space probe
A space probe is a robotic spacecraft that leaves Earth orbit and explores space
orbiter spacecraft
An orbiter is a space probe that orbits a planet or other astronomical object
Radio telescopes
A radio telescope is a specialized antenna and radio receiver used to receive radio waves from astronomical radio sources in the sky in radio astronomy

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