[amsat-bb] Re: Could we raise orbit thru magnetorque?

Daniel Schultz n8fgv at usa.net
Tue Feb 20 13:35:40 PST 2007

Physics 101: a magnetic dipole can only apply a torque to a satellite, it
cannot apply an unbalanced force, and thus cannot accelerate the satellite in
its orbit. 

Dan Schultz N8FGV

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