[amsat-bb] Re: Orbits
w7lrd at comcast.net
Mon Feb 25 09:55:21 PST 2008
Also add RS-15
"if this were easy, everyone would be doing it"
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From: "ANTHONY JAPHA" <tjjapha at earthlink.net>
> Greetings all,
> Can someone explain why the only orbits ever discussed these days--and for the
> past decade and more--are either very low or very high? What really happened to
> the AO-7-type orbits that were prevalent in days of yore, and so useful? Why
> aren't current day birds ever placed in these orbits? Are they incompatible
> with today's launch vehicles or their intended orbits?
> Many thanks and 73,
> Tony, N2UN
> LM 183
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