Wednesday, April 22, 2015
S is for satellite #atozchallenge
What is a satellite?
A satellite is a man made object which orbits the Earth. It is placed into orbit by means of a rocket ship.which lauches it in to orbit. The first satellite was called the Sputnik. It was launched into orbit by the former Soviet Union in 1957.
Eventually, the satellite slows down in its orbit around the Earth. It then succumbs to Earth's gravity and burns up in the atmosphere.
Today there are many kinds of satellites. The first two communications satellites were named Telstar.. There are also weather satellites and military satellites.