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Low Earth orbit

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Destination low Earth-orbit

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How Do Satellites Get & Stay in Orbit?

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Low Earth Orbit

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How Low Earth Orbiting Satellite Systems Work

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What is LOW EARTH ORBIT? What does LOW EARTH ORBIT mean? LOW EARTH ORBIT meaning

A Low Earth Orbit (LEO) is an Earth-centered orbit with an altitude of 2,000 km (1,200 mi) or less, or with at least 11.25 periods per day and an eccentricity less than 0.25. Most of the manmade objects in space are in LEO. A histogram of the mean motion of the cataloged objects shows that the number of objects drops significantly beyond 11.25.
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    • Orbital characteristics 

    • Use of LEO 

    • Space debris