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Posted by Sam on Thursday, September 27, 2012 at 1:19pm.

Calculate the velocity needed for an object starting at the Earth's surface to just barely reach a satellite in a geosynchronous orbit. Ignore air drag and assume the object has a speed of zero when it reaches the satellite. (The orbital radius of a satellite in a geosynchronous orbit is 4.2 10^7 m).

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