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Posted by **joselyne** on Wednesday, September 28, 2011 at 8:40pm.

space shuttle is orbiting about 300.1 km above

Earth’s surface.

If the average speed of the space shuttle is

25700 km/h, ﬁnd the time required for it to

circle Earth.

Answer in units of h

- physics -
**tchrwill**, Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 6:05pmRadius of the orbit R = 6380 + 300.1 km

The circumference of the orbit is

C = 2(Pi)R km

The period of the orbit is then

P = 2(Pi)R/25,700 km/hr

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