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The shuttle is orbiting the earth at a distance of 500km above the earths surface. Assumingan astronaut has a mass of 72kg, what is the force of gravity upon him or her? You may assume the earth has a mass of 5.98 x 10^24kg and a radius from the center to the surface of 6.37x10^6m

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    F=GMe*M/(re+altitude)^2

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