Satellite Communications

  • Joseph N.┬áPelton

Part of the SpringerBriefs in Space Development book series (BRIEFSSPACE)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vii
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 115-126

About this book


The field of satellite communications represents the world's largest space industry. Those who are interested in space need to understand the fundamentals of satellite communications, its technology, operation, business, economic, and regulatory aspects. This book explains all this along with key insights into the field's future growth trends and current strategic challenges. Fundamentals of Satellite Communications is a concise book that gives all of the key facts and figures as well as a strategic view of where this dynamic industry is going. Author Joseph N. Pelton, PhD, former Dean of the International Space University and former Director of Strategic Policy at Intelstat, presents a r


Communications satellite technology Satellite communications Satellite growth trends Satellite orbits Satellite services Space industry trends

Authors and affiliations

  • Joseph N.┬áPelton
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  1. 1., Space & Adv. Comm. Research Inst.George Washington UniversityArlingtonUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Joseph N. Pelton 2012
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-1993-8
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-1994-5
  • Series Print ISSN 2191-8171
  • Series Online ISSN 2191-818X
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