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Introduction to different satellite systems and their fields of application

Satellite Systems

This tool is an interactive introduction to the fascinating world of satellites: Microwaves in space? A tandem circling the earth?  Plants are observed with hyperspectral means? Which part plays the sun? The learning environment deals with four different satellites and their fields of application, ranging from weather observation to disaster management





You can circle the earth yourself and observe the satellites on your way while they are monitoring the earth. Whereas not everyone knows what the names Terra-SAR-X or Rapid Eye mean, hurricanes or oil slick make it very clear why satellite eyes can come in handy!


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