Physics

posted by .

Consider a NASA spacecraft in a circular orbit 440 km above the surface of Mars. What is the spacecraft's orbital period in hours?

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. physics

    On July 15, 2004, NASA launched the Aura spacecraft to study the earth's climate and atmosphere. This satellite was injected into an orbit 705 {\rm km} above the earth's surface, and we shall assume a circular orbit. How many hours …
  2. Physics

    Kang and Kodos orbit the Earth in a spaceship 20,000 km above Springfield.the period of their orbit (hours) is 11.8 and findthe speed (m/s) their spacecraft travels. b) Speed of spacecraft in meters per second m/s .
  3. Physics

    Kang and Kodos orbit the Earth in a spaceship 20,000 km above Springfield.the period of their orbit (hours) is 11.8 and findthe speed (m/s) their spacecraft travels. b) Speed of spacecraft in meters per second m/s .
  4. Calculus

    A spacecraft is in an elliptical orbit around the earth. At the time t=0 hours, it is at its apogee (highest point), d=1000 km above the earth's surface. It is at its perigee (lowest point) d=100 km above the surface 50 minutes later. …
  5. physics

    A spacecraft is in orbit close to the moon's surface. The centripetal acceleration is 1.6 m/s^2. If the radius of the moon is about 1.7 x 10^6 m, determine: a)the orbital speed b)the period of the orbit
  6. engr

    the spacecraft is first put into a circular orbit around Mars. The period of the orbit is 110 minutes. Calculate the altitude of the orbit in km.
  7. physics

    A Titan IV rocket has put your spacecraft in a circular orbit around Earth at an altitude of 230 km. Calculate the force due to gravitational attraction between the Earth and the spacecraft in N if the mass of the spacecraft is 2300 …
  8. Physics

    A rocket has put your spacecraft in a circular orbit around Earth at an altitude of 350 km. Calculate the force due to gravitational between the Earth and the spacecraft in N if the mass of the spacecraft is 2450 kg.
  9. Physics Gravitation Question

    Vesta, a minor planet in the Asteriod Belt between Mars and Jupiter, has a mean radius of 525 km and mass of 2.59 X 10^20 kg. The Dawn Spacecraft (m = 1240 kg) orbited Vesta in 2011 & 2012. A. Find the local acceleration due to gravity …
  10. Physics - Gravitation

    Vesta, a minor planet in the Asteriod Belt between Mars and Jupiter, has a mean radius of 525 km and mass of 2.59 X 10^20 kg. The Dawn Spacecraft (m = 1240 kg) orbited Vesta in 2011 & 2012. How much energy did the spacecraft expend …

More Similar Questions