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Practical Applications of Radar for Global Space Monitoring

Resource ID#: 151423

Primary Type: Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast

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Second Lieutenant Caleb McComas, a crew commander with the 20th Space Control Squadron at Eglin Air Force Base, explains how radar technology is vital to missions and objectives of the United States Air Force. 

Subject(s): Science
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Keywords: caleb, mccomas, eglin, air, force, radar, space, atmosphere, monitoring, position
Instructional Component Type(s): Perspectives Video: Professional/Enthusiast
Resource Collection: CPALMS Perspectives Videos - General

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