Calculate Earth’s gravitational force on the Shuttle astronauts while orbiting at an altitude of 220 miles (or 354 km) above Earth’s surface.
physics - Amber Agee-Dehart, Sunday, January 15, 2012 at 2:55pm
physics - Lafonda, Saturday, January 21, 2012 at 10:52pm
LOL @ AAD...:)
physics - Andaconda, Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 1:34am
physics - I'mNotBlackorWhite, Monday, January 4, 2016 at 7:05pm
Answering the question in 2016, you should divide the gravitational force in orbit by gravitational force on earth's surface. Which is the radius of earth squared divided by the orbital radius squared and then multiply it by 100. Problem solved.