Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 28 - Think and Discuss: 103

Answer

Aim directly at the space station that you see.

Work Step by Step

The light from the space station refracts as it travels to you. Your laser will follow the exact same path back to the space station, bending away from the normal as rises higher in the thinning atmosphere.
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