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What does LEO stand for?

LEO stands for Low Earth Orbit

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Space junk varies in size from tiny bolts and screws to huge lumps of fuselage and are to be found in two main regions: low Earth orbit, a few hundred miles above Earth, and geostationary orbit, 22,300 miles up, where communication satellites are programmed to hover above the planet.
NASA's need for routine, safe and affordable access to the International Space Station and its proposed Crew Exploration Vehicle, and other possible, future government and commercial low Earth orbit destinations could be incorporated into this project.
Tallan, one of the country's leading technology firms, has completed a Web site redesign project for ORBCOMM, a wireless telecommunications company with a network of 30 Low Earth Orbit satellites.