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Finding a Lunar lander's Thrust?
A 6000kg lunar lander is in orbit 50km above the surface of the moon. It needs to move out to a 200km -high orbit in order to link up with the mother ship that will take the astronauts home. How much work must the thrusters do in joules?

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