[amsat-bb] Orbits Questions And Satellite Safety

Dave Marthouse dmarthouse at gmail.com
Sun Apr 28 15:59:06 PDT 2013

I know that the earth is surrounded by radiation belts that have the
potential of damaging satellites.  How dense are they and around what
altitudes do they have their most harmful affects?  I am going to hazard a
guess that this is why higher leo satellites (let's say over 1500 miles
high) haven't been launched over the years.  Any information would be

Dave Marthouse N2AAM 
dmarthouse at gmail.com

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