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Find the orbital velocity of a satellite orbiting 1800km above sea level in meters per second?

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  1. Te orbital velocity can be calculated from Vc = sqrt(µ/R) where µ = the gravitational constant of the earth and R = the radius of the orbit.

    µ = 3.986365x10^14met.^3/sec.^2 and R = 6378 + 1800 km.

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