[amsat-bb] Re: Orbiting Debris - Again

m5aka@yahoo.co.uk m5aka at yahoo.co.uk
Mon Mar 16 12:18:42 PDT 2009

--- On Mon, 16/3/09, Rich Dailey <richdailey at windstream.net> wrote:
> I try hard to maintain optimism, but I see this problem
> only getting much worse in the future.  Solutions?

One solution may be to put the ISS in a 1200 km orbit and thus above most of the debris that originates from decaying sats and debris in 500-1000 km orbits. The big drawback is that it would cost more per kilo to get payload up there but once construction is completed there shouldn't be the need to ship up so much stuff. 

73 Trevor M5AKA 


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