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Posted by OIan on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at 3:37am.

The space shuttle had a top orbital speed of 8000 m/s and orbited in a circular orbit approximately 320 km above the earth's surface. How long was one orbit in seconds?

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The radius of the earth is 6370 km.

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