Many people mistakenly believe that the astronauts who orbit Earth are "above gravity." Earth's mass is 6×1024kg, and its radius is 6.38×106m (6380 km). Use the inverse-square law to find a height above Earth's surface at that
An artificial satellite circles around the earth at the height where the gravitational force is one fourth of that at earth's surface. If the earth's radius is R the height of the satellite above the surface of the earth is?
A space camera circles the Earth at a height of h miles above the surface. Suppose that d distance, IN MILES, on the surface of the Earth can be seen from the camera. (a) Find an equation that relates d and h. (b) If d is to be
Find the distance (measured in earth radii, RE) from the center of the earth to a point outside the earth where the acceleration of gravity due to the earth is exactly one ninth of its value on the surface of the earth.
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
a. 2 objects each of mass 200 kg and 500 kg are separated by 50 cm. Where body of mass 20 kg should be placed so that the resultant force of gravity experienced by objects equal to zero? b. launched a rocket leaving Earth. Known
looking at a square pyramid, if the size of the base remains the same and the height of the pyramid varies what are the minimum surface area and minimum volume the pyramid can have? The base is showing 2 in and the line on the