November 29, 2015

Homework Help: Physics

Posted by MB on Monday, February 14, 2011 at 6:53pm.

A 360-kg satellite is in orbit around the Earth 10000 km above the Earth's surface.

(a) What is the weight of the satellite when in orbit? [Answer is in N]

(b) What was its weight when it was on the Earth's surface, before being launched? [Answer is in N]

(c) While it orbits the Earth, what force does the satellite exert on the Earth?
magnitude [Answer is in N]

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