I am trying to the calculate the link budget for link between a ground station on Earth (with a particular latitude and longitude) and a rover at a particular location on the surface of Mars, either ...
I'm asking this apparently "general reference" question for the simple reason: I was unable to find whether the quoted everywhere "35,786 kilometers (22,236 mi) above the Earth's equator" means ...
Just as the title asks, How far away can, say, a satellite be and still be in "orbit" ? How about for a given velocity? Fun Facts 200 miles (320 km) up is about the minimum to avoid atmospheric ...