n MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa - Early days of satellite tracking in South Africa : historical
|Article Title||Early days of satellite tracking in South Africa : historical|
|© Publisher:||Astronomical Society of Southern Africa (ASSA)|
|Journal||MNASSA : Monthly Notes of the Astronomical Society of South Africa|
|Publication Date||Jun 2012|
|Pages||103 - 113|
Putting a satellite in orbit is only half the job. For the satellite to be of any use it is necessary to recover information from the satellite which means one needs to know where the satellite is at any instance. This is known as satellite tracking and can be done in various ways.
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