Posted by **matt** on Tuesday, February 3, 2009 at 6:42pm.

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.

## Answer this Question

## Related Questions

- calculus - Use Newton's Law of Gravitation to compute the work W required to ...
- physics college - Use Newton's Law of Gravitation to compute the work W required...
- Science check answer quick! - I really do not understand Number 7 Which of these...
- Physics - Starting from Newton’s law of universal gravitation, show how to find ...
- Physics - Starting from Newton’s law of universal gravitation, show how to find ...
- physics - Physics Gravitation help...? hello People i need some help with my ...
- Physics - Calculate the percentage of Earth’s gravitational force on the ISS ...
- Phyisics - A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one ...
- physics - A satellite has a mass of 100 kg and is in an orbit at 2.00*10^6 m ...
- physics - Two Earth satellites, A and B, each of mass m, are to be launched into...

More Related Questions