Posted by **hannah** on Monday, December 5, 2011 at 6:21am.

Earths mass is 6 x 10^24kg and its radius is 6.38 x 10^6m

(6380 km ). Use the inverse-square law to show that in space-shuttle territory, 200 km above the earths surface the force of gravity on a shuttle is about 94% of that at the earths surface.

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