[amsat-bb] Re: could we raise orbit etc.
domenico.i8cvs at tin.it
Tue Feb 20 09:31:29 PST 2007
Hi Don, ZL1THO
Viktor Kudielka, OE1VKW , viktor.kudielka at ieee.org
is the right person to answere your question.
----- Original Message -----
From: "don" <donmc at xtra.co.nz>
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Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2007 5:35 AM
Subject: [amsat-bb] could we raise orbit etc.
> This is so on topic that it deserves to grow a life.
> Since both the earth and the sun have magnetic fields it may be
> possible, at various times depending on the relative positions of the
> spacecraft, earth and sun to change the spacecraft velocity by using
> magnetic systems.
> This is an interesting subject that is sure to have been discussed
> before, but an internet search didn't come up with much at all.
> Some one on the list will probably be able to point to some research
> on the subject.
> For sure it would be a slow,computation intensive endeavor but I
> cannot see why it, theoretically at least, cannot be done.
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