An austronaut orbits the Earth in the space shuttle, in one complete orbit, is the magnitude of thr displacement the same as the distance traveled?

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 135

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. trig

    A space shuttle 200 miles above the earth is orbiting the. Earth once every 6 hours. how far does the shuttle travel in one hour? Note the radius of earth about 4000 miles.

    asked by Ali on September 17, 2011
  2. Physics Number 3 (Online w/ no teacher)

    Many people mistakenly believe that the astronauts that orbit the Earth are “above gravity.” Calculate g for space-shuttle territory, 200 kilometers above the Earth’s surface. Earths’ mass is 6 X 10 to the 24th and its

    asked by Katie on October 27, 2008
  3. physics

    Assuming Earth behaves as a perfect sphere with a radius of 6380 km, the standard gravitational acceleration,g, at sea level has a value of 9.80 m/s^2. a.) As Earth rotates on its axis, objects at the equator experience a slightly

    asked by Michelle on December 16, 2008
  4. physics

    If the average speed of an orbiting space shuttle is 19600 mi/h, determine the time required for it to circle the Earth. Make sure you consider the fact that the shuttle is orbiting about 200 mi above the Earth's surface, and

    asked by savy on September 7, 2011
  5. college physics

    The space shuttle releases a satellite into a circular orbit 550 km above the Earth. How fast must the shuttle be moving (relative to Earth) when the release occurs?

    asked by Anonymous on February 22, 2010
  1. Physics

    The radius of planet X is 5.0 bleems. It takes 4 earth years to complete it's orbit. Another planet, Z, orbits the same sun and has an orbit with the radius of 12 bleems. How long does it take for planet Z to complete an orbit?

    asked by Jeremiah on May 18, 2013
  2. Physics help please

    The space shuttle orbits at a distance of 335 km above the surface of the Earth. What is the gravitational force (in N) on a 1.0 kg sphere inside the space shuttle. Assume that the mass of the Earth is 5.98x1024 kg and the radius

    asked by ... on November 25, 2011
  3. physics

    A 2130-kg space station orbits Earth at an altitude of 455 km. Find the magnitude of the force with which the space station attracts Earth. The mass and mean radius of Earth are 5.98 × 1024 kg and 6370 km, respectively

    asked by mike on November 7, 2012
  4. Physics

    A satellite with an orbital period of exactly 24.0 h is always positioned over the same spot on Earth. This is known as a geosynchronous orbit. Television, communication, and weather satellites use geosynchronous orbits. At what

    asked by Becky on March 29, 2011
  5. Physics

    the space shuttle is in a 250 mile high orbit. What are the shuttle's orbital period, in minutes, and it speed?

    asked by Sarah on June 16, 2010
  6. Math

    Radius of earth 3,959 miles Space shuttle orbits 200 miles above earths Surface Space shuttle completes 220 degrees of a Revolution around earth in one day What is the average speed of the space Shuttle

    asked by Chris on October 21, 2012

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.