You don't need to ride the Space Shuttle to see the earth from space! You can get live images on your computer by receiving radio transmissions from weather satellites (often abbreviated to wxsats.)
There are two types of weather satellite from which it is possible to receive images: orbiting satellites and geostationary satellites. Geostationary satellites stay in a fixed place in the sky, and can be received all the time. However, they are further away so their signals are weak. They transmit at microwave frequencies. You need a dish antenna and some quite expensive equipment to receive images from them.
Orbiting satellites are only a few hundred kilometres above the Earth's surface. They move all the time, so they can only be received when they are above your horizon, but when they are, the signals from them are much stronger. Being closer to the Earth the images show a smaller area in more detail. Polar orbiters transmit in the VHF wave-band so the receiving equipment and aerial needed are both much simpler. A disadvantage is that their signals are more susceptible to interference from all the electronic equipment (and especially computers) that we have. In the UK, we also have to contend with radio pager transmitters that may radiate strong intermittent signals close to the VHF weather satellite band.how much science is in psychology a level who set up where to manage amazon credit card where to set up signature in outlook where project manager can work how many development cards in catan per turn roadmap what is agile where is meg from design star which technology simulates higher order thinking when startup stops being startup how many device can use iwanttfc when london snow falls who devised celluloid film the man company best products what not to design how much startup money to open a restaurant how far technology will go what science is taught in 6th grade where business model is created and defined startup where to start where to design clothes online where to find device name on laptop who teaches naruto sage mode where to find roadmap in jira how entrepreneur helps society who to hire first startup entrepreneur who are successful how much solution in vax platinum how much product designer earn how many management levels in ges how to find a co founder for startup in india when startup menu how many startup unicorn in india what's start up where to go london where do they need teachers what science is taught in 9th grade how much system boiler how often is frequent how many times do entrepreneurs fail who devised the rhetorical strategies of persuasion where to find roadmap in jira which london airport is closest to london who teaches luffy haki how to device unlock
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