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RE: RAgeo, a low cost GEO bird



> > 2) the ... gravitional field is not connstant... the satellite would
> > drift around the equator.  For example, a satellite above 
> the Atlantic
> > would drift east... until it reaches the Indian Ocean, 
> where it will stay.
> 
> Good points.  We can track inclination drift and we can use the uneven
> geopotential to our advantage.  I think there is also a 
> minimum over the
> USA at 105 degrees west longitude...  I updated the RAgeo web page:

Hehe, some of us wouldn't mind it drifting out over the Indian Ocean... ;-)

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