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Posted by ashley on Saturday, June 11, 2011 at 1:50am.

The average speed of an orbiting space shuttle is 20100 mi/h. The shuttle is orbiting about 196 mi above the Earth’s surface. Assume the Earth’s radius is 3963 mi.

How long does it take to circle the Earth? Answer in units of h ( hours)

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