October 9, 2015

Homework Help: physics

Posted by tanya on Saturday, December 10, 2011 at 6:00pm.

A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 6.1 km/s.
Determine the satellite’s altitude above
the surface of the Earth. Assume the
Earth is a homogeneous sphere of radius
6370 km and mass 5.98 × 10
24 kg. The value of the universal gravitational constant is 6.67259 × 10^−11N · m2/kg2.

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