Sunday, September 24, 2023

Letter | Steer clear of “collision avoidance”

In the story “Amazon gets key FCC approval for more than 3,000 LEO broadband satellites” (Feb. 8), the term “collision avoidance” is misused.  The implications of the term are that something the satellite operator did made any difference. Collision probability estimate is statistical. The threshold of 1 in 10,000 means that it is 9,999 times […]

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