Posted by **DeDukshyn**
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Posted by **aviators**
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Interesting with all the satellites in orbit we never see one from the ISS. Hmm.....

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Do you actually believe that image represents scale? It's an illustration for illustrative purposes only.

Consider that LEO (low earth orbit) range from 160kms to about 2000kms above the earth and medium Earth orbits go out to 36,000 kms. There are ~2400 satellites in orbit - likely most are in LEO and MEO; we won't include geostationary orbits which are even much farther out - this will bias the results in your favour, but I'm ok with that - just keep it in mind

. Let's do some rough math to see how much "space" each satellite would have if roughly evenly spaced within this area that they are known to occupy in LEO and MEO.

I need to determine the total volume of the sphere space up to the top of LEO. Earth's radius is 8,672km and we need to add an additional 18,000 kms to that to get the radius we are after. We will then subtract the volume of the earth and the atmosphere up to where LEO begins, to leave us with our total volume of space that all satellites potentially occupy, and divide that by the number of satellites in orbit to see about how much space each satelite would have to itself if evenly spaced. This will give us a ballpark figure to evaluate the scale properly.

Let's start with the large sphere representing total sphere volume to subtract earth and lower atmosphere from:

volume = (4 Pi radius3) / 3 for a radius of **26,672** units this calculates to: **79,479,542,169,554.44** cubic units.

Now let's calculate the volume of the space to remove (satellites won't go lower than a certain point - we need to remove that volume from the calculated figure above)

Using the same formula we need to solve for a radius of the Earth (8,672) + about half of altitude of the lowest LEO satellites (160/2=80). The result calculates to: **2,808,086,853,328.93** cubic units.

**79,479,542,169,554.44 - 2,808,086,853,328.93 = 76,671,455,316,225.51** **cubic **kms of potential volume for satellites in LEO and MEO.

76,671,455,316,225.51 / 2400 =

**31,946,439,715.09** km

3 of space for

*EACH *satellite. Now when you take a picture with your camera, how far away in the background does a car size object become not visible in the photo? No more than 1km, I'd say, where you just wouldn't be able to see the car in the background of a photo.

Keep in mind I kept the bias in

*your *favour, - that number would actually be larger had I done this more accurately.

... 31 Trillion cubic kms for every satellite if they were evenly spaced around the planet within the area satelites can occupy while in orbit ... 31

*TRILLLION* ...

**TRILLION**! How far can you see??

I hope that answers your question. We don't need to "wonder" about all these things, people can, and have already figured it out, and I just did it again and explained my math (someone might want to double check my math though

)

Memes and psyops are powerful; just blatantly believing the opposite of what is

*expected *to be believed is no strategy to find the truth.

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