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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Jen on Sunday, October 4, 2009 at 8:58pm.

You are explaining why astronauts feel weightless while orbiting in the space shuttle. Your friends respond that they thought gravity was just a lot weaker up there. Convince them and yourself that it isn't so by calculating the acceleration of gravity 562 km above the Earth's surface in terms of g.

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