The third edition of this unique encyclopedia lists all satellites ever in orbit. It describes more than 22, 000 satellites, payloads, plateforms, rockets and debris clusters from all countries, including the thousands of man made objects that remain in orbit from as far back as 1958 as well as thousands that are no longer in orbit.ASIAsat had the first pan-Asian satellite broadcaster, Star-TV, which went on the air in August 1991. ... ASIAsat-2 was to be a General Electric satellite made in the United States and launched in 1995 on a Chinese Long March rocket from Xichang Space Centre. ... (SCC), part of Japana#39;s industrial giant Mitsubishi, operates a series of high-power Japanese communications satellites known as Superbird, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Space Satellite Handbook|
|Author||:||Anthony R. Curtis|
|Publisher||:||Taylor Trade Publishing - 1994|