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radio telescope
it collects radio waves
space probe
is a spacecraft lauched by a rocket that travels close to a distance planets or other object in space.
astronomy
is the srudy of stars, planets, and other bodies in space
optical telescope
a telescope that collectslight. It makes things appear closer.
refracting telescope
collects light using lenses
satellite
A n object obrbite arrevelves another object in space.
They can bartical or natural.
technology
something that makes life easier and better
reflecting telescope
collects light by using mirror
pixel
a piece of information sent by satelite
low - earth orbit
this orbit is close to earth right about where a troposhere ends
gostotionary orbit
the satelite in this orbit stays over the same spot
gravity
the natural force of attraction that exists between all objects in the universe
space station
is a laboratory in space