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Space environment

  1. Sep 30, 2005 #1
    what are the characteristics of space at 650-800km height ie
    what would be pressure, temperature, albedo factor , solar constant, earth IR, etc
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  3. Oct 1, 2005 #2


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    Here's one link from Federation of American Scientists. The Air Force's Air University also has a decent text on space environment, but that's probably not publicly available. They do have a Space Primer that discusses space environment and it's impact on spacecraft.
    Last edited: Oct 1, 2005
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