Success stories in satellite systems / edited by D.K. Sachdev [E-Book]
Sachdev, D. K.
Reston, Va. : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, c2009
xv, 414 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations (some col.), maps (some col.), col. ports.
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Table of Contents:
  • Overview / D.K. Sachdev
  • Syncom : world's first geostationary satellite / Harold A. Rosen
  • Intelsat / Conny Kullman
  • Telesat : the first domestic satellite system / Harry Kowalik
  • INMARSAT : a success story / Ahmad F. Ghais
  • Thuraya mobile satellite system / Ali Saeed Al Mazrooei and Adrian J. Morris
  • EUTELSAT : an impressive success / Giuliano Berretta
  • The mouse that roared : via LuxSat and GDL, how SES built ASTRA into the world's preeminent satellite operator / Yves Feltes
  • The success story of JSAT / Yutaka Nagai with Taketo Furuhata ... [et al.]
  • INSAT initiates communication revolution / U.R. Rao and A. Bhaskaranarayana
  • The DBS dimension : how U.S. DBS success was achieved / Jimmy Schaeffler and Lloyd Covens
  • Global Positioning System : origins, early concepts, development, and design success / Keith D. McDonald
  • XM satellite radio
  • the first ten years : a trifecta of technology, product, and market / John F. Dealy
  • INTELSAT VI (F-3) reboost mission : an epochal event in the history of the commercial space industry / Leonard R. Dest
  • Earth stations : from very big to very small / Mark Dankberg
  • DARPA's space history / Owen Brown, Fred Kennedy, and Wade Pulliam
  • Potential success stories in the future / D.K. Sachdev.