[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next] - [Date Index][Thread Index][Author Index]

Re: SuitSat Reentry Estimate



Another way to look at it is to imagine all the
flame and fuel and energy that it takes to
get something the size of suitsat up to orbit
velocity at 17,500 MPH.   Physics says that 
To bring it back down so it can fall to earth,
you have to pull all that energy back out.

When that is done by atomspheric friction,
still the same amount of flame and fire and
energy has to be transferred back out...

de WB4APR, Bob
----
Sent via amsat-bb@amsat.org. Opinions expressed are those of the author.
Not an AMSAT member? Join now to support the amateur satellite program!
To unsubscribe, send "unsubscribe amsat-bb" to Majordomo@amsat.org



AMSAT Top AMSAT Home