Friday

December 9, 2016
Number of results: 71,428

**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 Circular Motion**

A satellite in orbit around the earth has a period of one hour. An identical satellite is placed in an orbit having a radius that is nine times larger than that of the first satellite. What is the period of the second satellite?

*February 15, 2015 by Jayesh*

**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*

**Physics **

An Earth satellite moves in a circular orbit 765 km above the Earth's surface. The period of the motion is 99.9 min. (a) What is the speed of the satellite? ______ m/s (b) What is the magnitude of the centripetal acceleration of the satellite? ______m/s^2

*October 11, 2015 by Corey*

**Physics **

Why does the force of gravity change the speed of a satellite in an elliptical orbit? 1)The force of gravity is always tangent to the satellite motion. 2)Gravity speeds up the satellite as it moves away and slows it on its return. 3)The force of gravity is always perpendicular...

*October 7, 2016 by dave*

**Physics**

Why does the force of gravity change the speed of a satellite in an elliptical orbit? 1) The force of gravity is always tangent to the satellite motion. 2)Gravity speeds up the satellite as it moves away and slows it on its return. 3)The force of gravity is always ...

*October 7, 2016 by dave*

**Physics**

Why does the force of gravity change the speed of a satellite in an elliptical orbit? 1)The force of gravity is always tangent to the satellite motion. 2)Gravity speeds up the satellite as it moves away and slows it on its return. 3)The force of gravity is always perpendicular...

*October 7, 2016 by dave*

**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 satellites are in circular orbits around the earth. The orbit for satellite A is at a height of 427 km above the earth’s surface, while that for satellite B is at a height of 873 km. Find the orbital speed for (a) satellite A and (b) satellite B.

*October 9, 2015 by Regheim Beck*

**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 **

NASA launches a satellite into orbit at a height above the surface of the Earth equal to the Earth's mean radius. The mass of the satellite is 550 kg. (Assume the Earth's mass is 5.97 1024 kg and its radius is 6.38 106 m.) (a) How long does it take the satellite to go around ...

*September 27, 2015 by Kristen *

**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, ...

*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**

I'm really struggling trying to understand what formulas to use for the following: A satellite orbits the earth with a radius of 7000 km. (a) what is the acceleration of gravity at this distance? (b) what is the velocity of the satellite? (c) how long does it take the ...

*June 28, 2016 by Anna*

**Physics**

I'm really struggling trying to understand what formulas to use for the following: A satellite orbits the earth with a radius of 7000 km. (a) what is the acceleration of gravity at this distance? (b) what is the velocity of the satellite? (c) how long does it take the ...

*June 29, 2016 by Anna*

**physics**

A satellite of mass 205 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? s (b) What is the satellite's speed in its orbit? m/s (c) What is the minimum ...

*September 27, 2014 by Dallas*

**satellite communication**

If a satellite is launched at an orbital radious of twice that of a geostationary satellite ,how much time will the launched satellite take to travel around the earth ?

*April 8, 2015 by suresh Rongali*

**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**

An 76 kg satellite orbits a distant planet with a radius of 4500 km and a period of 280 min. From the radius and period, you calculate the satellite's acceleration to be 0.63 m/s2. What is the gravitational force on the satellite?

*October 9, 2016 by Jessica*

**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*

**SCTD**

Physics a satellite orbiting 3.22 times 10 to the 5th power meters above the surface of the earth get the mass of the satellite is 3.80 times 10 to the 4th kilograms what is the weight or gravitational force exerted on the satellite by the earth?

*July 7, 2015 by Jason*

**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 5.80 × 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....

*September 30, 2016 by Ryan*

**Physics**

A 500-kg disk-shaped nonrotating satellite gets hit by a 5-g piece of space debris moving at 1 km/s. If the debris buries itself near the satellite’s rim, how rapidly will the satellite rotate after the hit?

*October 22, 2016 by Megan*

**Physics**

A 350-kg disk-shaped non-rotating satellite gets hit by a 5-g piece of space debris moving at 1.5 km/s. If the debris buries itself near the satellite’s rim, how rapidly will the satellite rotate after the hit?

*October 23, 2016 by Josh*

**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**

A satellite is in a circular orbit around an unknown planet. The satellite has a speed of 2.15 × 104 m/s (Va) and the radius of the orbit is 5.15 × 106 m (ra). A second satellite also has a circular orbit around this same planet. The orbit of this second satellite has a ...

*October 5, 2016 by Bex*

**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*

**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**

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*

**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**

Two satellite are monitored as they orbite the earth,satellites Y is foure times as far from the earth's centere as is satellite X. if the period of revolution of satellite X is T. What is the period of revolution of Y?

*November 23, 2015 by debiru*

**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**

A satellite experiences a gravitational force of 228 N at an altitude of 4.0xE7 m above Earth. What is the mass of this satellite ?

*June 14, 2016 by L*

**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*

**physics**

A radar antenna is tracking a satellite orbiting the earth. At a certain time, the radar screen shows the satellite to be 118 km away. The radar antenna is pointing upward at an angle of 58.2 ° above the ground. Find (a) the x and (b) the y components (in km) of the position ...

*September 28, 2014 by Ashley*

**physics**

A radar antenna is tracking a satellite orbiting the earth. At a certain time, the radar screen shows the satellite to be 181 km away. The radar antenna is pointing upward at an angle of 66.2 ° above the ground. Find (a) the x and (b) the y components (in km) of the position ...

*December 14, 2014 by need help*

**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 620 kg satellite orbits the earth where the acceleration due to gravity is 0.233 m/s^2. What is the kinetic energy of this orbiting satellite?

*June 14, 2016 by L*

**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**

A satellite orbits a planet at 4000m/s, and the acceleration of gravity (centripetal acceleration) on the satellite is 0.58m/s2. What is the diameter of the orbit of the satellite? (Enter your answer in scientific notation utilizing "e" format and rounding the decimal value to...

*October 31, 2014 by Rose*

**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*