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by Robert A. Nelson
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contributing writer to Via Satellite and a frequent ATI lecturer, whose
course Satellite Communication Systems Engineering: LEO, MEO, GEO covers a
broad array of topics in satellite communications, including a detailed
technical review of the Iridium system.
Feature Essays and Articles by ATI's Tom Logsdon
Thomas S. Logsdon, is an award-winning rocket scientist with an international reputation. He has written and published 1.5 million
words, including 27 nonfiction books. He has delivered 700 lectures, helped design an exhibit for the Smithsonian Institution, applied for a patent, and made guest appearances on 25 television shows.
A highly innovative mathematician and systems analyst in the aerospace
industry, Logsdon has helped mastermind such large and complicated projects
as the Apollo moon flights, NASA's orbiting Skylab, and the DoD's Navstar
navigation system. In the past decade, Logsdon has taught more than one
hundred 2-day and 3-day short courses in 18 different countries scattered
across five continents.