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Posted by janee on Sunday, December 11, 2011 at 9:45am.

A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 5.8 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 × 1024 kg. The value of the universal gravitational constant is 6.67259 × 10−11 N · m2/
the gravitational force is the centripetal force

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