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    Default Sir Arthur C Clarke no more !


    Sir Arthur Charles Clarke who predicted about todays satellites many years ago died few hours ago in Sri Lanka.
    We salute him in his long journey of life which definitely shaped the sat technology.
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    Clarke's most important scientific contribution may be in propagating the idea that geostationary satellites would be ideal telecommunications relays. He described this concept in a paper titled "Extra-Terrestrial Relays — Can Rocket Stations Give Worldwide Radio Coverage?", published in Wireless Worldgeostationary orbit is now sometimes known as the Clarke Orbit or the Clarke Belt in his honour....." {http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_C._Clarke}

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    Unhappy

    Sad news

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    Quote Originally Posted by felicianf View Post
    Sir Arthur Charles Clarke who predicted about todays satellites many years ago died few hours ago in Sri Lanka.
    We salute him in his long journey of life which definitely shaped the sat technology.
    "....
    Clarke's most important scientific contribution may be in propagating the idea that geostationary satellites would be ideal telecommunications relays. He described this concept in a paper titled "Extra-Terrestrial Relays — Can Rocket Stations Give Worldwide Radio Coverage?", published in Wireless Worldgeostationary orbit is now sometimes known as the Clarke Orbit or the Clarke Belt in his honour....." {http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arthur_C._Clarke}

    Felician F

    Very sad to hear this news. Great personality we lost.

    HIS CONTRIBUTIONS ARE WHAT WE ENJOY TODAY

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    Very sad news indeed.

    With Respect for his Greatest contribution to Satellite World,

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    very sad news indeed.

 

 

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