SailNet Community - View Single Post - GPS and space debris...
View Single Post
Old 02-13-2009
JiffyLube's Avatar
JiffyLube JiffyLube is offline
Join Date: Jan 2008
Location: Oceanside, Ca.
Posts: 896
Thanks: 0
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Rep Power: 8
JiffyLube is on a distinguished road
Originally Posted by Boasun View Post
You have to remember that the GPS Satellites are 11000 miles above the earth. The debris field should not be of any worry. Unless that debris is flung outwards toward the GPS orbits. Then you can worry abit about it.
and the US and Russian communications satellites that collided were about 500 miles above Earth.
Reply With Quote Share with Facebook