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Homework Help: PHYSICS

Posted by Need help badly on Monday, September 23, 2013 at 8:06pm.

Two facts: A freely falling object at Earth’s surface drops vertically 5 m in 1 s. Earth’s curvature “drops” 5 m for each 8-km tangent. Discuss how these two facts relate to the 8-km/s speed necessary to orbit Earth.

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