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975 Winter 2020 How Space Satellites Benefit the United States

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975 Winter 2020 How Space Satellites Benefit the United States
Wednesday, 2:15–3:40, Feb. 19
Instructor: Grant Jacobsen

A non-technical overview of space satellites from all countries that now circle the globe, this presentation will focus on nine types of satellites: location, communications, earth observation, navigation, search and rescue, weather, astronomical, miniaturized, and national security. Launch procedures and earth orbits will be discussed.
Grant Jacobsen is a retired US Marine Corps colonel who has held numerous high-level positions in the field of communications, including command of a communications battalion. His final three-year assignment was as the head of the Command Centers Division in the J-6 Directorate of the Joint Staff at the Pentagon.

Class Details

1 Sessions
Weekly - Wed

Fairfax Lord of Life Lutheran Church

Gary Jacobsen 

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Schedule Information

Date(s) Class Days Times Location Instructor(s)
2/19/2020 - 2/19/2020 Weekly - Wed 2:15 PM - 3:40 PM Fairfax, Fairfax Lord of Life Lutheran Church  Map, Room: Sanctuary Gary Jacobsen 

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