Harvey Rael
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What is the eccentricity of a near equatorial LEO?
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From this Wikipedia page https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Low_Earth_orbit LEO is defined at its maximum loosely as being less than 2000km. As other answers have mentioned, you could use that maximum ...

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Low arrival V-infinity?
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I found the issue, thanks to @uhoh. I was trying to model a low-thrust equivalent to a Lambert's solver, with all the juiciness that comes with that. The trajectories were resulting in artificially ...

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Why do most Measurements in Space use km?
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I think I may be able to provide an answer to this: as @Russell Borogove said, units are an engineers bread and butter and an engineers bane, and the more their are of them the more likely there will ...

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Maneuver to the optimal point of a given orbit
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Assuming you're staying around Earth: A Hohmann transfer is always going to provide the least energy transfer - burning at perigee of initial orbit is the most optimal initial burn and burning at ...

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