Satellite Telecommunications: Synchronicity At Its Finest

July 26, 2011 | posted in: Tech Chronicles | by

Technology that Shapes Our Lives July 26, 1963 Syncom 2, the first geosynchronous communication satellite, is launched from Cape Canaveral to test practical applications and uses of space technology, such as weather and communications. The synchronization of rotation and orbital period of such a satellite means that for an observer on the surface of the Earth, the satellite appears to constantly..

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