Reply to post: Re: Deorbit throw

Epic spacewalk, epic FAIL: Cosmonauts point new antenna in the wrong direction


Re: Deorbit throw

"Ignoring air resistance, a gentle throw antispinward will drop perigee by 50km and mean an object does one less orbit than the ISS in about a month"

And it has the happy side effect of boosting the orbit of the ISS by a teeny tiny fraction.

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