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The exosphere is the farthest or highest layer of the atmosphere with a height of 6,200 miles...so even at a fly by of 7000 miles its still outside our atmosphere....just barely.
originally posted by: thepolish1
a reply to: ShayneJUK
No, the measurements on the site are in KM, when you convert it to miles it can pass as close as 11,000 miles....sothank you for the correction. The measurement is from the center of the earth to the surface is 3,940 miles, so, minus 4,000 from 11,000 miles. Is 7,000 miles. Our satellites orbit around 22,000 miles.
I'm going to look up the layers, and distances of our atmosphere. If someone could post that, it would be great.
It could pass as far away as 9 million miles. It has a condition code of 8, very uncertain trajectory.
Its a crap shoot...to say the least.