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Re: new sat

> I purpose a new satellite with an orbital parameters of:
>     1.    Average altitude of 10,000 miles

10,000 mile circular orbit?  This will require some pretty studly
thrusters on the spacecraft.  You'd have to get into a GTO, then do a
couple of beefy burns to lower the apogee and raise the perigee....or
start off at LEO and do several burns to get you into your desired orbit.

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