What are some of the primary uses for satellites?
There are different types and different functions of satellites that orbit the earth.
Communication Satellites , quick transmission of infos from one place to another.
Weather Satellites, take pictures of weather patterns all around the earth which are used for predicting weather.
Navigation Satellites, sends continuous signal to ships and planes for determining locations especially when there are storms.
Scientific Satellites, for detailed maps, signs of undiscovered natural resources, searching for remains of ancient civilizations buried long ago.