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An antenna loosens and becomes detached from a satellite in circular orbit around the earth. Describe the antenna's subsequent motion. If it will land on earth, describe where: if not, describe hw it would be made to land on earth.

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    Isn't the antenna in the same orbit as the satellite?

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    They were orbiting together at one point, but the antenna becomes detached.
    Which direction will it instantaneously head?

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    move toward the earth

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