How does the weather satellite work?
Weather satellites carry instruments called radiometers (not cameras) that scan the Earth to form images. The data are then relayed to various weather forecast centers around the world, and are made available over the internet in the form of images. …
What does a weather station do?
A personal weather station is a set of weather measuring instruments that you can install at your own home or business. The number of instruments can vary, but most personal weather stations include instruments to measure temperature, relative humidity, pressure, rain fall, and wind speed and direction.
Does a satellite Need fuel?
Satellites tend to use nuclear reactors or solar energy, instead of fuel, to power themselves. Out in space, the sun is an excellent and plentiful source of energy. This is why spacecraft like the International Space Station and the Hubble Space Telescope run on solar power.