Satellites

1

What is a satellite?

2

Which of the following is an example of a natural satellite?

3

Which of the following is an example of an artificial satellite?

4

What is the period of a satellite?

5

How does a satellite's period change with its altitude above the planet?

6

What is a geostationary satellite?

7

How long does a geostationary satellite take to orbit the Earth?

8

What kind of transmitter do ground stations use to transmit to satellites?

9

What is the purpose of a curved reflector on a satellite?

10

What is the minimum number of geostationary satellites that will allow for worldwide communication?

11

Which of the following is an example of global imaging?