A satellite has a mass of 5.98*10^24 kg.if this satellite is t be placed into a circular orbit 300km above the earths surface,what speed,period and radial acceleration must it have
earth - bobpursley, Monday, August 13, 2012 at 10:15am
Force Gravity=centripetal force
Notice the mass of the satellite ms divides out.
Remember that d is altitude+radius earth.
solve for v.