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Exactly how old is the oldest man-made object still floating in space?
We've been imagining that we're sitting in a geostationary satellite. That's a satellite that orbits the equator at the same speed and direction.
If you want to reach from a geostationary satellite to earth using a rope does the rope's thickness matter?
Say you want to bring some supplies up to your satellite... could you just lower a rope down to earth and haul it up?