Posted by **Anonymous** on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at 9:33pm.

How high does a rocket have to go above the

Earth’s surface so that its weight is reduced

to 33.7 % of its weight at the Earth’s surface? The radius of the Earth is 6380 km

and the universal gravitational constant is

6.67 × 10

−11

N · m

2

/kg

2

.

Answer in units of km

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