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by Pat Norris
Pages: 284 pages
Publisher: Praxis; 2010 edition (November 16, 2010)
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How bad is climate change and global warming? - Why can we not find Osama bin Laden? - Does the world have enough fresh water? . This book is the natural successor to Pat Norris’s book on the origins of spy satellites: Spies in the Sky (Springer-Praxis, 2008), which told the story of the first military satellites to monitor the Earth.
This book was very interesting and very descriptive and detailed. Pat Norris has written this easy-to-read and fact-packed book, one that underscores the vital monitoring of our planet for a variety of purposes. I did learn some very amazing facts about the surveillance from outer space. I would like to thank the author Pat Norris and the co- authors for creating such a factual and descriptive book about what really happens above us. I learned alot about the survalliance of cameras and satellites. Furthermore, this book delves into the possible clash between public good and market forces, as well as future development of systems to deal with emerging needs.
Our planet is constantly monitored by hundreds of space-borne instruments. This book describes the technology of those instruments and the sciences that provide useful information from them. It also discusses the political implications of space-borne monitoring. From the moment satellites were launched into orbit their ability to see what was happening on a global scale was appreciated - and feared
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Pat Norris’s 45+ years of space experience includes the Apollo Moon landings as a NASA contractor, and the Hubble . More at ww. at-norris. Recent publications: Books. Watching Earth from Space: how surveillance helps us - and harms us ; Springer-Praxis; 2010
Pat Norris’s 45+ years of space experience includes the Apollo Moon landings as a NASA contractor, and the Hubble Space Telescope at the European Space Agency. Since 1980 he has worked for Europe’s leading software company, CGI (formerly Logica), currently as adviser to the Vice President Space. Watching Earth from Space: how surveillance helps us - and harms us ; Springer-Praxis; 2010. Spies in the Sky: surveillance satellites in war and peace ; Springer-Praxis; 2007. Eavesdropping in K-U Schrogl (E. Handbook of Space Security ; Springer (in press).
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Request PDF On May 1, 2011, Ray Harris and others published Watching Earth from Space: How Surveillance . An Air Force surveillance site on top of a Hawaiian volcano which identifies and tracks manmade objects orbiting the earth is discussed
An Air Force surveillance site on top of a Hawaiian volcano which identifies and tracks manmade objects orbiting the earth is discussed. The facilities and techniques used in the tracking are described, and the use of the site for testing lasers in the atmosphere is examined.