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All About Satellites

by S. K. Das

  • Category Red Turtle
  • Format Paperack
  • Imprint Red Turtle
  • Price 195
  1. ISBN: 978-81-291-3005-1
  2. Pages: 160 pages
  3. Date: February 2016

ABOUT THIS BOOK

What are artificial satellites? Who makes them? Why do we need them?

In the modern technology-driven age of telephones and instant communication, what role do satellites play? How did these versatile and complicated machines come to be made? How are they put into orbit and how do they stay there? What would life be like if all the satellites were to stop functioning? Find out about all this and more in this fascinating book. Accompanied by diagrams and photos, All About Satellites will interest everyone fascinated by space science and technology.

AUTHOR OF THE BOOK

S.K. DAS is Honorary Advisor to the Indian Space Research Organisation and the author of a number of books including Destination Mars: All About the Red Planet, Mission Moon: Exploring the Moon with Chandrayaan 1 and All About Rockets.