[LMB] Chinese soletta?
rcrcoll6 at gmail.com
Fri Oct 19 07:35:58 BST 2018
The only way to keep the satellite over Chengdo is geosynchronous orbit
(about 25k up there) which brings the satellite well South.
On Thu, Oct 18, 2018, 10:03 PM Joel Polowin <jpolowin at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I've encountered several reports about a proposed space mirror that
> would light up the Chinese city of Chengdu at night, replacing/reducing
> their need for ground-level lighting. Details vary by source.
> I'm a bit skeptical of the feasibility. I don't see how a satellite
> in a rather low orbit would effectively reflect sunlight to light up
> a ground-level area at night.
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