What Satellites Do
A satellite is a small body natural or artificial that revolves around a larger celestial object.
Data collected from satellites help increase understanding of the environment, the world and the universe.
But what does it mean to you? Without satellites, we would not get a weather forecast, beepers could not work around the world, television signals could not be received and cell phones would not work. And in the future, you wouldn't have high-speed access to the Internet via satellite. Modern communications and scientific research would be impossible without satellites.
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