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Old 12th Jan 2019, 20:40
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Originally Posted by Maoraigh1 View Post
From Wikipedia:
Does any electrical equipment depend on the Earth's field at startup?
Nothing that I can think of. But with the field down to 5%, low Earth Orbit would be much less habitable than it is now. As long as we can survive radiation on the ground, we should be fine. If the Van Allen belts collapse (partly or fully) higher orbits might actually become safer to use.
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