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Posted by Hoa on Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 1:21am.

In 2000, NASA placed a satellite in orbit around an asteroid. Consider a spherical asteroid with a mass of 1.001016 and a radius of 8.50km .

What is the speed of a satellite orbiting 4.70km above the surface?

What is the escape speed from the asteroid?

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