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July 24, 2014

July 24, 2014

Number of results: 55,994

**physics**

The physics of satellite motion around Jupiter. A satellite of mass 2.00 x 104 kg is placed in orbit 6.00 x 105 m above the surface of Jupiter. Please refer to the data table for planetary motion included in this lesson. a) Determine the force of gravitational attraction ...
*April 24, 2011 by aly*

**Physics**

You observe an arti cial satellite orbiting the earth and estimate it is at an altitude h = [03] km above the earth's surface and has a mass m = 3500 kg. You wish to calculate when the satellite will be back in the same position. From the second law of motion and the ...
*April 1, 2010 by Adrianne*

**physics**

An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 775 km above the Earth's surface. The period of the motion is 100.1 min. (a) What is the speed of the satellite? m/s (b) What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite? m/s2
*December 14, 2008 by john*

**Physics I**

An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 770 km above the Earth's surface. The period of the motion is 100.0 min. What is the speed of the satellite? What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite?
*September 13, 2011 by Amber*

**force of gravity**

A satellite orbits around the earth. The mass of the satellite is 1170 kg, and its altitude is 220 km. The mass of the earth is 5.98×1024 kg. The radius of the earth is 6.38×106 m. 1)What is the gravitational force on the satellite? 2)What is the orbital velocity of the ...
*December 9, 2009 by ami*

**physics college**

A rocket booster fires in space with a force of 500N and moves the 10kg satellite from rest to motion in 2.1 seconds. Find the acceleration? What is the final speed of the satellite?
*October 23, 2012 by Gee*

**Physics**

A 3000kg satellite orbits the Earth 400km above the equator. find a)The speed of the satellite b) The kinetic energy of the satellite c) The potential energy of the satellite d) The total energy of the satellite
*November 8, 2012 by Dave*

**Physics 203**

A satellite with a mass of 310 kg moves in a circular orbit 7.00*10^7 m above the Earth's surface. (a) What is the gravitational force on the satellite? (b) What is the speed of the satellite? (c) What is the period of the satellite?
*April 26, 2011 by Kayla *

**College Physics**

An artificial satellite is moving in a circular orbit with a speed of 6.5 km/s and a period of 80.0 min. A retarding rocket fires in a direction opposite to the motion. This provides a retarding deceleration of 21.0 m/s2. What is the acute angle between the radius vector and ...
*February 11, 2012 by Phillip*

**physics**

A satellite orbits a planet at a distance of 3.80 108 m. Assume that this distance is between the centers of the planet and the satellite and that the mass of the planet is 3.90 1024 kg. Find the period for the moon's motion around the earth. Express the answers in days.
*February 16, 2012 by Blake*

**physics**

A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 1.30 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?
*December 19, 2010 by jessica*

**Physics**

A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 2.60 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?
*March 2, 2011 by Nick*

**Physics**

A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 3.70 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?
*October 6, 2012 by Moises*

**physics**

A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 4.20 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?
*November 7, 2012 by Don*

**physics 1**

A satellite is in a circular orbit about the earth (ME = 5.98 x 1024 kg). The period of the satellite is 1.77 x 104 s. What is the speed at which the satellite travels?
*March 5, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Two Earth satellites, A and B, each of mass m, are to be launched into circular orbits about Earth's center. Satellite A is to orbit at an altitude of 7460 km. Satellite B is to orbit at an altitude of 20500 km. The radius of Earth REis 6370 km. (a) What is the ratio of the ...
*January 3, 2011 by kylie*

**physics 1**

Two satellites are in circular orbits around the earth. The orbit for satellite A is at a height of 418 km above the earth’s surface, while that for satellite B is at a height of 731 km. Find the orbital speed for (a) satellite A and (b) satellite B.
*March 3, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Two satellites are in circular orbits around the earth. The orbit for satellite A is at a height of 418 km above the earth’s surface, while that for satellite B is at a height of 731 km. Find the orbital speed for (a) satellite A and (b) satellite B.
*March 5, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Two Earth satellites, A and B, each of mass m, are to be launched into circular orbits about Earth's center. Satellite A is to orbit at an altitude of 7460 km. Satellite B is to orbit at an altitude of 20500 km. The radius of Earth REis 6370 km. (a) What is the ratio of the ...
*January 2, 2011 by Anonymous*

**physics**

A 20000 kg satellite is launched from the surface of saturn and put into orbit.The satellite is launched at the speed of 27.5 x 10^3 m/s. a)calculte the satellite's total energy. b)Its orbital radius c)If the satellite was shot straight up at the same speed, find its maximum ...
*June 18, 2012 by Roger*

**physics**

Two satellites are in orbit around Mars with the same orbital radius. Satellite 2 has twice the mass of satellite 1. What is the centripetal acceleration of satellite?
*November 10, 2011 by susan*

**PHYSICS SATELLITE PROBLEM**

A 3300kg satellite is traveling 3550 km above the Earth's surface. Calculate the velocity and period of the satellite. THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!
*May 22, 2013 by Mike Jones*

**PHYSICS**

Two satellites A and B are in different circular orbits about the earth. The orbit speed of satellite A is three times that of satellite B. Find the ratio (TA/TB) of the periods of the satellite.
*November 1, 2010 by jack*

**physics 12**

An 884 kg satellite in orbit around a planet has a gravitational potential energy of -5.44*10^10 J. The orbital radius of the satellite is 8.52*10^6 m and its speed is 7.84*10^3 m/s. A) What is the mass of the planet? B) What is the kinetic energy of the satellite? C) What is ...
*October 8, 2011 by adrian*

**physics**

Two satellites are orbiting the Earth in stable circular orbits. Satellite A has a mass m and is located at a distance 2r from the center of the Earth. Satellite B has a mass 2m and is located at a distance r from the center of the Earth. Which one of the following statements ...
*June 8, 2014 by Sam*

**physics(universal law of gravitation)**

a satellite has a mass of 100 kg and is located at 2 x 10^6 m above the surface if the Earth. wHAT is the potential energy associated with the satellite at this location? What is the magnitude of the gravitational force on the satellite?
*January 14, 2010 by Nina*

**Physics**

A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 6.04 hours. (a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite? (b) What is the satellite's acceleration?
*March 2, 2010 by Max*

**physics**

2.A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 6.02 hours. (a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite? (b) What is the satellite's acceleration?
*February 22, 2011 by jimmyjonas*

**physics**

A satellite has a mass of 106 kg and is located at 1.96 106 m above the surface of Earth. (a) What is the potential energy associated with the satellite at this location? J (b) What is the magnitude of the gravitational force on the satellite? N
*November 14, 2012 by heather*

**College Physics**

A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 5.99 hours. (a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite? (b) What is the satellite's acceleration?
*September 25, 2009 by Megan*

**Physics**

A satellite has a mass of 99 kg and is located at 1.97 106 m above the surface of Earth. (a) What is the potential energy associated with the satellite at this location? Answer in J (b) What is the magnitude of the gravitational force on the satellite? Answer in N
*October 6, 2011 by Allie*

**help physics**

A satellite, LangSat, moves in circular orbit around the Earth at a speed of 4.95kms-1. (i) What is the altitude of the satellite (ii) Determine the period of the satellite’s orbit (iii) What is the value of the gravity, g, at the satellite. (iv) If another satellite, DukuSat...
*September 2, 2013 by kent*

**PHYSICS HELP**

A satellite of mass m is orbiting the earth, mass M , in a circular orbit of radius ra . Unfortunately a piece of space debris left by a passing rocket lies directly in the satellite's path. The piece of debris has the same mass m as the satellite. The debris collides with the...
*November 14, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

How do I go about in solving this? A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 6.01 hours. (a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite? ___ km (b) What is the satellite's acceleration? ___m/s2
*March 7, 2010 by jake*

**Physics Classical Mechanics**

A satellite of mass m is orbiting the earth, mass M , in a circular orbit of radius ra . Unfortunately a piece of space debris left by a passing rocket lies directly in the satellite's path. The piece of debris has the same mass m as the satellite. The debris collides with the...
*November 14, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 5.95 hours. (Radius of the Earth=6.371 106 m) (a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite? (b) What is the satellite's acceleration?
*February 5, 2011 by Renee*

**Physics**

A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 6.05 hours. (Radius of the Earth=6.371 106 m) (a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite? What is the satellite's acceleration
*February 11, 2011 by Renee*

**Physics**

A satellite of mass 220 kg is launched from a site on Earth's equator into an orbit at 200 km above the surface of Earth. (a) Assuming a circular orbit, what is the orbital period of this satellite? 5310 s (b) What is the satellite's speed in its orbit? 7790m/s (c) What is the...
*March 13, 2010 by Ana*

**Physics**

A satellite of mass 210 kg is launched from a site on Earth's equator into an orbit at 210 km above the surface of Earth. (a) Assuming a circular orbit, what is the orbital period of this satellite? (b) What is the satellite's speed in its orbit? (c) What is the minimum energy...
*November 24, 2010 by tom*

**Physics**

Two satellites, X and Y, orbit a planet in nearly circular orbits. Satellite X takes 20 days to complete one orbit, while satellite Y takes 160 days. If satellite X has orbital radius 1.0r, what is the orbital radius of satellite Y?
*April 9, 2013 by Luke*

**Physics**

Two satellites are in circular orbits around the earth. The orbit for satellite A is at a height of 360 km above the earth's surface, while that for satellite B is at a height of 720 km. Find the orbital speed for each satellite.
*October 6, 2009 by Sanjna*

**Physics**

A satellite of mass 5700 orbits the Earth and has a period of 6000 . a) Determine the radius of its circular orbit. b) Determine the magnitude of the Earth's gravitational force on the satellite. c) Determine the altitude of the satellite.
*September 24, 2010 by Jim*

**physics**

An astronaut and a satellite are in an environment where no net external forces act on them. The astronaut tugs on the satellite with a force of 9.5 N in positive x-direction. What is the x-component of the force exerted by the satellite on the astronaut?
*September 11, 2012 by Anonymous*

**physics**

Satellite A orbits a planet with a speed of 10,000 m/s. Satellite B is twice as massive as satellite A and orbits at twice the distance from the center of the planet. What is Satellite B's speed?
*October 2, 2008 by Jennifer*

**Physics 141**

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.60 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.50 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has a radius of 8.50 106 ...
*February 21, 2014 by Hope*

**Physics 141**

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.60 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.50 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has a radius of 8.50 106 ...
*February 21, 2014 by Hope*

**physics**

3. A satellite of mass 500 kg orbits the Earth with a period of 6000 s. The Earth has a mass of 5.98 x 1024 kg. (a) Calculate the magnitude of the Earth's gravitational force on the satellite. (b) Determine the altitude of the satellite above the Earth's surface.
*October 15, 2012 by BO*

**physics**

A satellite is orbit about earth, its orbital radius is 3.43*10e7m.The mass of the satellite is 9166kg and the mass of earth is 5.974*10e24kg. Determine the orbital speed of the satellite in mi/s. 1mi/s=1609m/s.
*October 1, 2010 by shug*

**physics**

HELP PLEASE!!! A satellite moves in a circular orbit around Earth at a speed of 5085 m/s. (a) Determine the satellite's altitude above the surface of Earth. (b) Determine the period of the satellite's orbit.
*September 21, 2010 by bill*

**physics**

A satellite is in orbit about Earth. Its orbital radius is 7.51×107 m. The mass of the satellite is 5415 kg and the mass of Earth is 5.974×1024 kg. Determine the orbital speed of the satellite in mi/s. 1 mi/s = 1609 m/s.
*February 26, 2011 by mac*

**Physics**

I really need you answered this to my email. It's very important, for this may decide my result in the school exams, and I really need a good mark. Unfortunately, Portuguese system of education is full of problems... The question is... The altitude of a geostationary satellite...
*April 30, 2007 by Frederico Barreto*

**College Physics**

A satellite in an elliptical orbit has a speed of 9.00km/s when it is at its closes approach to the Earth(perigee). The satellite is 7.00x10^6 m from the center of the Earth at this time. When the satellite is at its greatest distance from the center of the Earth (apogee), its...
*November 27, 2012 by Lelia*

**College Physics**

A satellite in an elliptical orbit has a speed of 9.00km/s when it is at its closes approach to the Earth(perigee). The satellite is 7.00x10^6 m from the center of the Earth at this time. When the satellite is at its greatest distance from the center of the Earth (apogee), its...
*November 27, 2012 by Lelia*

**Physics**

A satellite in an elliptical orbit has a speed of 9.00km/s when it is at its closes approach to the Earth(perigee). The satellite is 7.00x10^6 m from the center of the Earth at this time. When the satellite is at its greatest distance from the center of the Earth (apogee), its...
*November 27, 2012 by Lelia*

**Physics**

What linear speed must an Earth satellite have to be in a circular orbit at an altitude of 186 km? What is the period of revolution? winterWX, Friday, February 16, 2007 at 9:36pm So GMm/r^2 = mv^2/r and I know that I need to solve for v but what do I use for the mass of the ...
*February 16, 2007 by winterWX*

**physics**

A satellite moves in a circular orbit around Earth at a speed of 4390 m/s. (a) Determine the satellite's altitude above the surface of Earth. m (b) Determine the period of the satellite's orbit. h am I supposed to use rotational equations for this? I don't know what to start ...
*April 7, 2010 by Kelsey*

**Physics**

A satellite is in orbit 2500km above the surface of Earth. What is the velocity of the satellite in m/s?
*February 8, 2008 by Charles*

**physics**

what is the angular speed of one satellite as seen by an astronaut in another satellite?
*February 21, 2012 by vivek*

**physics**

A satellite orbits the Earth with a fixed radius, what happens to the satellite if the speed is decreased to zero?
*May 6, 2010 by Ashley*

**physics**

a satellite is in a circular orbit at a constant velocity around the earth. how much work is done on the satellite?
*March 19, 2011 by Jenn*

**physics**

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 ...
*September 27, 2012 by Sam*

**physics**

for a satellite at a height of 500 miles at what speed must the satellite be traveling to achieve a circular orbit?
*March 13, 2013 by denise*

**physics**

Two identical planets, each of mass M, have their centers a distance D apart. Halfway between them, at gravitational equilibrium, lies a satellite of mass m. The satellite is then displaced a small distance and released, after which it undergoes SHM. a) In what direction must ...
*March 12, 2012 by sand*

**Motion Problems**

A satellite which travels around the earth has a power supply that provides power according to the formula: P =(17200)/(t + 100) where t is the number of days the satellite is aloft. Find the rate at which power is decreasing after 380 days. rate in watts/day (enter as a ...
*January 29, 2013 by Brownie*

**Physics**

The rockets on a cell phone satellite provide a thrust of 12,000N. If the mass of the satellite is 15,000kg, What will be the resulting acceleration?
*March 10, 2014 by Sandra*

**Physics**

A satellite is placed between the Earth and the Moon, along a straight line that connects their centers of mass. The satellite has an orbital period around the Earth that is the same as that of the Moon, 27.3 days. How far away from the Earth should this satellite be placed?
*May 7, 2011 by Roberto*

**Physics**

A satellite is placed between the Earth and the Moon, along a straight line that connects their centers of mass. The satellite has an orbital period around the Earth that is the same as that of the Moon, 27.3 days. How far away from the Earth should this satellite be placed?
*May 7, 2011 by Roberto*

**physics**

A satellite is placed between the Earth and the Moon, along a straight line that connects their centers of mass. The satellite has an orbital period around the Earth that is the same as that of the Moon, 27.3 days. How far away from the Earth should this satellite be placed?
*April 23, 2013 by tae*

**Physics **

A satellite is orbiting the earth just above its surface. The centripetal force making the satellite follow a circular trajectory is just its weight, so its centripetal acceleration is about 9.81 m/s2 (the acceleration due to gravity near the earth's surface). If the earth's ...
*April 15, 2013 by *

**physics**

A satellite is in circular orbit above the Earth at an altitude of 2000 km. What is the orbital speed of the satellite? what is the equation i need to use
*March 8, 2012 by jholm*

**physics**

A satellite is in circular orbit above the Earth at an altitude of 2000 km. What is the orbital speed of the satellite? what is the equation i need to use
*March 9, 2012 by jess*

**physics**

Two Earth satellites, A and B, each of mass m = 960 kg, are launched into circular orbits around the Earth's center. Satellite A orbits at an altitude of 4500 km, and satellite B orbits at an altitude of 13600 km. a) What are the potential energies of the two satellites? b) ...
*June 18, 2012 by Kensey*

**geometry**

A satellite in a nearly circular orbit is 2000 km above Earth's surface. The radius of Earth is approximately 6400 km. If the satellite completes its orbit in 12 hours, calculate the speed of the satellite in kilometers per hour.(pay attention to the radius of the satellite's ...
*February 6, 2011 by ranu*

**Physics**

An artificial satellite circles the Earth in a circular orbit at a location where the acceleration due to gravity is 8.26 m/s2. Determine the orbital period of the satellite.
*April 29, 2014 by Joe*

**AP Physics B**

A 1010 kg geosynchronous satellite orbits a planet similar to Earth at a radius 1.97 × 105 km from the planet’s center. Its angular speed at this radius is the same as the rotational speed of the Earth, and so they appear stationary in the sky. That is, the period of the ...
*October 14, 2012 by Abby*

**Physics**

A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 6.00 hours. (a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite? [Answer in Km] (b) What is the satellite's acceleration? [Answer in m/s^2] Please provide a step by step explanation of how you got to...
*February 22, 2011 by MB*

**Physics Homework**

Consider problem U concerning the geosynchronous satellite of mass 50 kg. It orbits at a radius of 42,300 km with a speed of 3076 m/s. a) How much energy is needed to lift the satellite from the earth's surface (Re=6,370 km) up to that radius? b) How much kinetic energy does ...
*October 20, 2013 by Eli Smith*

**PHYSICS FINAL (orbital)**

A 3300kg satellite is traveling 3550 km above the Earth's surface. Calculate the velocity and period of the satellite. THANK YOU VERY MUCH!!!!
*May 22, 2013 by Mike Jones*

**Physics**

A satellite is placed 39875 m above the Moon's SURFACE. (M=7.35e22 kg, R=1.74e6 m) Find the Period of the satellite in seconds. (assume a circular orbit)
*April 24, 2014 by stewart*

**Physics**

A satellite is placed 39875 m above the Moon's SURFACE. (M=7.35e22 kg, R=1.74e6 m) Find the Period of the satellite in seconds. (assume a circular orbit)
*April 28, 2014 by help please!!1!11*

**physics**

a satellite completes one revolution of a planet in almost exactly one hour. at the end of an hour , the satellite has traveled 2.0x10^7 meters and is only 10 meters away from its starting point. What is the numerical value of the satellite's average velocity after that one hour?
*May 19, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Physics(Please help)**

A satellite of mass 500kg orbits the Earth in a circular path with radius 1.0e^7 m . 1) What is the period of the satellite? I know that the equation is T= 2(pi)r^3/2 / sqrt GmE mE = 5.98e^24 does G = 6.67e^-11 ??
*June 20, 2012 by Hannah*

**physics**

An astronaunt with total mass of 200 kg is working on a satellite when he accidentally pushes away from satellite . While he is holding on tona wrench . What can he do to change his direction?
*February 9, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

An astronaunt with total mass of 200 kg is working on a satellite when he accidentally pushes away from satellite . While he is holding on tona wrench . What can he do to change his direction?
*February 9, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A communications satellite with a mass of 450 kg is in a circular orbit about the Earth. The radius of the orbit is 2.9×10^4 km as measured from the center of the Earth. Calculate the weight of the satellite on the surface of the Earth Calculate the gravitational force exerted...
*November 9, 2011 by Cooper*

**physics**

A communications satellite is in a synchronous orbit that is 3.00 107 m directly above the equator. The satellite is located midway between Quito, Equador, and Belem, Brazil; two cities almost on the equator that are separated by a distance of 3.10 106 m. Find the time it ...
*February 21, 2011 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

A synchronous satellite is placed in a circular orbit above Earth, at an altitude of 36 400 km. Find the centripetal acceleration of the satellite. Use significant digits and units
*January 4, 2011 by Nichole*

**physics**

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.55 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.50 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has a radius of 8.70 106 ...
*October 18, 2007 by Taylor*

**physics**

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.80 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.45 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has a radius of 8.60 106 ...
*December 19, 2010 by jessica*

**Physics**

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 1.70 104 m/s, and the radius of the orbit is 5.30 106 m. A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has a radius of 8.70 106 ...
*March 4, 2011 by Justin*

**Physics**

Determine the value that has the largest total energy. Assuming that the orbirts are circular. (a) 1000 kg satellite at geosynchronous orbit (b) 1000 kg satellite in low earth orbit—roughly 300 km (c) 500 kg satellite at geosynchronous orbit (d) A 500 kg satellite in low earth...
*March 31, 2009 by Malcom*

**science**

What is the average speed of a satellite given the following information. 1) The earth's radius = 6000 km 2) The satellite is 900 km from the earth's surface 3) The satellite's orbital period: 2 hours 4) Circumference = 2pr (p = 3.14) A) 6 km/s B) 10 km/s C) 5 km/s D) 8 km/s
*February 10, 2014 by Tori*

**physics**

Which of these cannot occur? A) A satellite orbiting about the equator.B) A satellite orbiting about the Earth's poles.C) Actually all these can occur.D) A satellite orbiting about the Arctic Circle.
*March 6, 2012 by jim*

**Physics Honors**

Consider planet mass of 4.98 E 21 kilograms with a satellite orbitting it at distance of 3.11 E 6 meters from planet's center. Satellite has mass of 369 kilograms. How long (inseconds) does it take the satellite to make one complete orbit around planet. I just can't seem to ...
*March 11, 2008 by Joan*

**Physics**

The equation of motion for an oscillator in vertical SHM is given by y=(0.60m)sin[(130rad/s)t]. Part A What is the amplitude of this motion? Part B What is the frequency of this motion? Part C What is the period of this motion?
*December 10, 2013 by Becca*

**math**

A rocket is stopped 12 feet from a satellite when it begings accelerating away from the satellite at a constant rate of 12 feet per second. The distance between the rocket and the satellite is given by the polynormial P(t)= 6t^2+12. Find the distance between the rocet and the ...
*February 8, 2010 by ReRe*

**Physics**

A satellite orbits the earth at a distance of 10,000 miles from the earth's center. At this distance the force of gravity on the satellite is 90lbs. What would the force on the satellite be if the distance were 5000 miles instead? At what distance from the earth's center would...
*May 17, 2010 by Anonymous*

**physics help please!!****

A typical GPS (Global Positioning System) satellite orbits at an altitude of 4.0 107 m. (Astronomical data needed for this problem can be found on the inside back cover of the text.) (a) Find the orbital period of such a satellite. hours (b) Find the orbital speed of such a ...
*October 30, 2008 by kelsey*

**physics**

The MASS OF A SATELLITE IS 2000Kg .DETERMINE THE WEIGHT OF OF THE THE SATELLITE WHEN IT IS (i)resting on the earth (ii) 1000km above earth surface
*March 10, 2010 by fanuel*

**Physics**

A 600-kg geosynchronous satellite has an orbital radious of 6.6 Earth radii. What gravitational force does Earth exert on the satellite?
*January 31, 2011 by josh*

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