Posted by **matt** on Monday, February 2, 2009 at 8:43pm.

Use Newton's Law of Gravitation to compute the work W required to launch a 1500 kg satellite vertically to an orbit 800 km high. You may assume that the earth's mass is 5.98*10^24 kg and is concentrated at its center. Take the radius of the earth to be 6.37*10^6 m and G = 6.67*10^-11 Nm^2/kg^2.

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