Posted by **Emily** on Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 10:20pm.

A satellite moves in a circular orbit around

the Earth at a speed of 5.4 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 × 10

24

kg. The

value of the universal gravitational constant

is 6.67259 × 10

−11

N · m2

/kg

2

.

Answer in units of km

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- physics - A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 6...
- Physics - A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 5...
- Physics - A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 5...
- physics - A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 5...
- Physics - A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 6...
- physics - A satellite moves in a circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 5...
- physics - A satellite moves in a circular orbit around Earth at a speed of 4390 ...
- physics - HELP PLEASE!!! A satellite moves in a circular orbit around Earth at a...
- physics - A satellite moves in a circular orbit around Earth at a speed of 4390 ...
- physics - Two Earth satellites, A and B, each of mass m, are to be launched into...

More Related Questions