Nigerian Satellites 2

Physics SSS3 Second Term


Nigerian Satellites

Performance Objectives

Students should be able to;

  1. Identify the component parts of rockets and satellites
  2. Describe the function of rockers and satellites
  3. State the uses of rockets and satellites.

Users of machine


There are many artificial satellites, serving different purposes, orbiting in space. They include communications satellites that transmit telecommunication signals from one part of the world to ānother, global-positioning satellites that allow for the identification of locations on the Earth, and meteorological satellites that monitor weather and climate patterns. Examples of Nigerian satellites include Niger SAT I and NICOM-SAT I

Components of satellites

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