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Posted by kelly on Thursday, March 3, 2011 at 9:33pm.

Calculate the value of g for a satellite that is orbiting in a circle at an altitude equal to 3 Earth radii.

also, along the same lines,

A typical shuttle altitude is 220 km. Calculate the value of g at this altitude.

The the mass of the Earth = 5.98 x 10^24 kg and the radius of the Earth is 6.37 x 10^6 m.

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