Re: 25600 (more)?

From: Ron Lee (ronlee@pcisys.net)
Date: Wed Oct 12 2005 - 16:36:37 EDT

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    As the spacecraft goes through the fringes of the atmosphere
    at PERIGEE the energy loss shows up mainly as a reduced
    APOGEE.  Thus the orbit becomes more circular until finally
    drag causes it to reenter the atmosphere.
    
    That is a five cent answer.
    
    Ron Lee
    
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