Question

If a satellite in LEO is not able to maintain the orbit and begins to show orbital decay it will get closer to the Earth as time moves on. What happens to the period of the satellite orbit when this occurs.

- The period will stay the same
- The period will increase
- The period will decrease

Answer #1

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