The earth's atmosphere extends to a height of nearby 200KM above its surface there many be explosion and noises taking place in the outer space but we do not hear them.why?

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physics

The earth's atmosphere extends to a height of nearby 200KM above its surface there many be explosion and noises taking place in the outer space but we do not hear them.why?

Science

1.)Why is Earth’s temperature just right for life? (1 point) A.)Earth’s core is hot enough to heat Earth’s surface. B.)Earth’s magnetic field creates suitable temperatures on Earth’s surface. C.)Earth’s crust is warmed by heat from the sun. D.)Earth’s atmosphere ...

space

What is the value of g for space-shuttle territory , about 200km above the Earth's surface. Data: Earth's mass is 6x10^24kg, and radius is 6380 km

physics

A 72.0 kg piece of a satellite left over from an explosion with zero orbital velocity in space falls from a distance of 190 above the surface of the earth down toward earth. It arrives with 29.5 Km (M="mega") kinetic energy on earth. How many MJ energy have been lost due to ...

Science

Can someone please please help me? I don't have a text book, i have a online book and it isn't working. Can someone please be nice and help me? Science isn't my subject! 1. Why is Earth’s temperature just right for life? (1 point) Earth’s core is hot enough to heat Earth...

Physics

When the space shuttle (mass of the shuttle = 2 x10^6 kg) was at the outer limit of Earth's atmosphere (distance = 350 km above Earth's surface), astronauts measured the gravitational force from Earth to be equal to 1.7 x 10^7 newtons. Assuming that both Earth and the shuttle ...

phys science

A space shuttle orbits at an altitude of approximately 200km above the surface of the Earth. If the radius of the Earth itself is 6380 km, what’s the acceleration due to gravity at the altitude of the space shuttle?

Physics

The atmosphere of Mars exerts a pressure of only 600 Pa on the surface and has a density of only 0.02 kg/m3. (a) What is the thickness of the Martian atmosphere, assuming the boundary between atmosphere and outer space to be the point where atmospheric pressure drops to 0.01% ...

Physics

A 6.80 x 10^4 kg space shuttle moving at 7.90 x 10^4 m/s reenters the earth's atmosphere 80.0 km above the earth's surface. What is the shuttle's total mechanical energy with respect to earth's surface? I know the answer is E= 2.173 x 10^12J But I don't know where this answer ...

Science

video clips from the International Space Station, the astronauts are seen floating around as if there is no force of gravity holding them to the floor. The truth is that the space station is orbiting Earth at a height of only about 175 kilometers above the surface. While this ...

Astronomy

Atmospheric pressure is simply the weight (remember Newton’s Laws) of the atmosphere pushing down divided by the area upon which the atmosphere is pushing. The metric units of pressure are Newtons/m2 (also called a Pascal; you might also have heard of pounds per square inch...

Phys Science

Good afternoon tutors..I need help on a few problems.Im really stuck.. 1) the space shuttle orbits at an altitude of approximately 200km above the surface of the earth. If the radius of the earth itself is 6380km, whats the acceleration de to gravity at the altitude of the ...

Math Application

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 3500 miles, how high must the camera orbit above ...

space

does taking a photo from outer space help earth spherical shape?

Physics

When out in space in International Space Station (ISS), Astronauts experience weightlessness. The ISS’s orbit is 354 km (that is 3.54 x 105 m) above the surface of the earth. The distance separating the center of the earth from the center of the ISS is then approximately ...

Physics

What is the Earth's gravitational force on you when you are standing on the Earth and when you are riding in the Space Shuttle 380 km above the Earth's surface? Answer as a fraction of the surface gravity of Earth. (The Earth's radius is 6400 km.)

Physics

A 1300-kg space vehicle falls vertically from a height of 2500 km above the earth's surface. Determine how much work is done by the force of gravity in bringing the vehicle to the earth's surface.

physics

The International Space Station, launched in November 1998, makes 15.65 revolutions around the earth each day in a circular orbit. Apply Newton's second law to the space station and find its height (in kilometers) above the earth's surface.

math physics

A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg v=2.5E4m/s <<< ...

math physics

A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg v=2.5E4m/s <<< ...

math physics

A meteorite is a solid composed of stone and/or metal material from outer space that passes through the atmosphere and hits the earth’s surface. Find the kinetic energy of a meteorite with mass 250 kg that hits the earth at 25 km/s. Given: m=250kg v=2.5E4m/s <<< ...

Physics

Determine the velocity of the Hubble deep space telescope while it is in orbit at a height of 598 km (5.98 x 105 m) above the earth’s surface. The earth’s radius is approximately 6.4 x 106 m. The mass of the earth is 6.0 x 1024 kg.

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 of the Earth is 6370 km Compare (as %) the ...

Geographyand socity

1. _______________________ is the science of predicting the weather. (1 point) Climatology Ecology Meterology Botany 2. _______________________ is the condition of the atmosphere at any given location and time. (1 point) Weather Precipitation Climate Temperature 3. This layer ...

science help PLS

Which of the following correctly describes a way in which Earth’s atmosphere interacts with the hydrosphere? Living organisms breathe gases in the atmosphere. Water moves between Earth’s surface and the atmosphere. Gases in the atmosphere trap incoming solar radiation. ...

Physics

When out in space in International Space Station (ISS), Astronauts experience weightlessness. The ISS’s orbit is 354 km (that is 3.54 x 105 m) above the surface of the earth (You can get more educational NASA resources from: The distance separating the center of the earth ...

Physics

The shuttle must perform the de-orbit burn to change its orbit so that the perigee, the point in the orbit closest to Earth, is inside of Earth's atmosphere. De-orbit maneuvers are done to lower the perigee of the orbit to 60 miles (or less). An altitude of 60 miles is ...

Physics

The shuttle must perform the de-orbit burn to change its orbit so that the perigee, the point in the orbit closest to Earth, is inside of Earth's atmosphere. De-orbit maneuvers are done to lower the perigee of the orbit to 60 miles (or less). An altitude of 60 miles is ...

Science (Atmosphere)

What happens to the energy absorbed by Earth's surface and atmosphere? They get radiated back into space as longer wave radiation. Is there anything else I should add to this answer? Thanks.

Physics: Astronauts and space

When out in space in International Space Station (ISS), Astronauts experience weightlessness. The ISS’s orbit is 354 km (that is 3.54 x 105 m) above the surface of the earth.The distance separating the center of the earth from the center of the ISS is then approximately ...

Science

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?

Geography and Society

What is the primary function of Earth's atmosphere? a. to trap heat from the sun b. to shield the planet from harmful radiation*** c. to disintegrate space debris before it reaches the surface d. all of the above

Physics

What is the gravitational field strength at a place 220km above Earth's surface, the altitude of many piloted space flights?

Physics 20

Astronauts in orbit appear to be 'weightless'.Suppose an astronaut with a mass of 154 KG including gear is in orbit in the space shuttle, a distance of 222 km above the Earth;s surface.Taking the Earth's radius to be 6371km, and its mass to be 5.97 X 10^24, A) What is the ...

EAPS

Consider what happens to a solar beam traveling through the atmosphere on some particular day. Within the atmosphere, 15% of the radiation is absorbed and 20% is scattered or reflected to space mostly by clouds. What percent of the solar radiation incident at the top of the ...

math and science

A space shuttle with a mass of 4,06 X 10kg,orbits earth at a height of 720km above the surface of the earth.calculate the gravitational force experienced by the shuttle

math

the international space station orbits 350 km above earth's surface. earth's radius is about 6370 km.use the pythagorean theorem to find the distance from the space station to earth's horizon.

Physical Science

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 the force of gravity on a shuttle is about 89 % ...

Pyhsics

The weight of the atmosphere above 1 m2{\rm m}^{2} of Earth's surface is about 100,000 N{\rm N}. Density, of course, becomes less with altitude. But suppose the density of air were a constant 1.2 kg/m3{\rm kg}/{\rm m}^{3}. Calculate where the top of the atmosphere would be. ...

earth

A particle weighs 120 N on the surface of the earth. At what height above the earth's surface will its weight be 30 N? Radius of the earth = 6,400 km.

Physics

About 5.12 x 104 m above Earth's surface, the atmosphere is sufficiently ionized that it behaves as a conductor. The Earth and the ionosphere form a giant spherical capacitor, with the lower atmosphere acting as a leaky dielectric. Find the capacitance C of the Earth-...

physic

During fair weather, an electric field of about 100 N/C points vertically downward into the earth's atmosphere. Assuming that this field arises from charge distributed in a spherically symmetric manner over the surface of the earth, determine the net charge of the earth and ...

physics

The Earth’s radius is about 6380 km. The space shuttle is orbiting about 275.0 km above Earth’s surface. If the average speed of the space shuttle is 23500 km/h, find the time required for it to circle Earth.

Physics

A rocket starts from rest and moves upward from the surface of the earth. For the first 10s of its motion, the vertical acceleration of the rocket is given by a_y =( 2.70m/s^3)t, where the +y-direction is upward. 1) What is the height of the rocket above the surface of the ...

PHYSICS

Four billion years ago the Sun’s radiative output was 30% less than it is today. (i) If we assume the radius of the sun is the same, and that the Earth’s atmosphere was the same as it is now (that is, the atmosphere absorbs 10% of the incoming solar radiation and 80% of ...

Physics

On a cloudless day, the sunlight that reaches the surface of the earth has an intensity of about 1.2 103 W/m2. What is the electromagnetic energy contained in 6.4 m3 of space just above the earth's surface?

Physics

Many people mistakenly believe that the astronauts that orbit the Earth are "above gravity". Calculate g for space-shuttle territory, 206 kilometers above the Earth's surface. Earth's mass is 6e24 kg, and its radius is 6.38e6 m (6380 km). Your answer is what percentage of 9.8 ...

physics

The Earth’s radius is about 6380 km. The space shuttle is orbiting about 300.1 km above Earth’s surface. If the average speed of the space shuttle is 25700 km/h, find the time required for it to circle Earth. Answer in units of h

PHYSICS-radiation

Four billion years ago the Sun’s radiative output was 30% less than it is today. (i) If we assume the radius of the sun is the same, and that the Earth’s atmosphere was the same as it is now (that is, the atmosphere absorbs 10% of the incoming solar radiation and 80% of ...

earth

Atmosphere Homework! 1.Which of the following layers of the atmosphere is closest to space? 2.A barometer measures? 3. The atmosphere contains tiny solid particles called what? 4.The process by which the atmosphere slows Earth's loss of heat to space is called the ..? 5.Almost...

Earth/Space Science

How does damage to the ozone layer cause a threat to humans? A. It increases radiation of heat from Earth into space. B. It allows damaging infrared radiation to penetrate the atmosphere. C. It allows damaging ultraviolet radiation to penetrate the atmosphere. D. It increases ...

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

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

Physics

A 0.1134kg spherical meteor of diameter 3 cm enters the earth’s atmosphere at an elevation of 121920m with a velocity of 13411.2 m/s. The meteor’s temperature is -73.15˚C. The specific heat at constant volume (Cv) of the meteor is 800 J/kg˚C. (a) If the meteor has a ...

PHYSICS HEELLPPP!!

Many people mistakenly believe that the astronauts who orbit the Earth are "above gravity." Calculate g for space shuttle territory, 225 kilometers above the Earth's surface (dashed line in sketch). Earth's mass is 6 1024 kg, and its radius is 6.38 106 m (6380 km).

Science-Weather

which statement best explain wy the greenhouse effect incrases earth's average temperature? a. CO2 has a high latent heat b. less infrared raditon escapes to outer space. c. More incoming solar radation is aborbed by the atmosphere. d. less incoming solar radiation is ...

Earth's Dynamic Atmosphere

The Sun heats the Earth. The Earth then reradiates this heat energy back into space. However, the amount of _______ in the air plays a key role in absorbing much of this exiting heat and warming Earth's atmosphere. A. carbon dioxide B. nitrogen C. oxygen D. argon my answer i ...

Mathematics

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 the central angle theta to the height h. (b) Find an equation that relates ...

Physics

Many people mistakenly believe that the astronauts who orbit the Earth are "above gravity." Calculate g for space shuttle territory, 290 kilometers above the Earth's surface (dashed line in sketch). Earth's mass is 6 1024 kg, and its radius is 6.38 106 m (6380 km). 1.)in m/s^2...

meteorology

Compared to the planet's average radius (6371 km or 3959 mi), the atmosphere is like the thin skin of an apple. About 99% of the atmosphere's mass occurs within about 32 km (20 mi) of Earth's surface. Hence, the thickness of the atmosphere represents only about _____ % of the ...

Physics

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 radius of the earth 6.4 x 10 ³ km and ...

Physics

Let us assume that the muon production happens at an altitude of about 15 kilometers above the surface of the Earth, and that the produced muons have a velocity of 0.99 c. Thus, in the Earth system, it takes the muon approx. 50500 nanoseconds to reach the surface of the Earth...

physics

A satellite has a mass of 100 kg and is in an orbit at 2.00*10^6 m above the surface of the Earth (a) what is the potential enegry of the satellite at this location?(b) what is the magnitude of the gavitational forece on the satellite? a) Since the weight drops somewhat as a ...

Physics

At a height of 500km above earth, a satellite will orbit the earth once every 95 minutes. Find the mass of the earth based on this idea. B) How far above earth's surface would a satellite need to orbit so that it revolves at exactly the same rate as the earth's rotation?

physic

A satellite used in a cellular telephone network has a mass of 2010kg and is in a circular orbit at a height of 770km above the surface of the earthTake the gravitational constant to be G = 6.67×10−11N⋅m2/kg2 , the mass of the earth to be me = 5.97×1024kg , and ...

Math 8th Grade Please help

The radius of Earth is 6,371 kilometers. A space shuttle orbits 315 kilometers above the surface of Earth. The space shuttle completes 240° of a revolution around Earth in one hour. What is the average speed of the space shuttle? Choose the closest answer. Please help both ...

Physics

I'm having trouble with this question. Some __ objects emit no visible light but are known through __ and radio images; satellite observations __ Earth's atmosphere help scientist study space at wavelengths that do not reach Earth's surface. If you can answer it, I would ...

Science

Does the energy move from Earth’s surface and atmosphere out to space through radiation, conduction, or convection? Explain.

Ms.Sue August or Anonymous

All 3 of you I see usually answer a lot of questions. Can you help me with some of these? 1. Erosion is a slow process that causes change to Earth's surface. All of the following are sources of erosion except A.wind B.earthquakes C.glaciers D.ocean waves In which of these ways...

Physics

At what height above the earth's surface. the acceleration due to gravity will be 1/9th of its value at the earth's surface. Re = 6400km

SCIENCE

AT WHAT HEIGHT ABOVE THE EARTH'S SURFACE DOES THE ACCELERATION DUE TO GRAVITY FALL TO 1% OF ITS VALUE AT THE EARTH SURFACE

Electromagnetic spectrum

Some astronomical objects emit no visible light but are known through (blank?) and radio images; satellite observations (blank?) Earth's atmosphere help scientists study space at wavelengths that do not reach Earth's surface?

physics

The weight of the atmosphere above 1 m^2 of Earth's surface is about 100,000 N. Density, of course, becomes less with altitude. But suppose the density of air were a constant 1.2 kg/m/s^3. Calculate where the top of the atmosphere would be.

physics

The weight of the atmosphere above 1 m^2 of Earth's surface is about 100,000 N. Density, of course, becomes less with altitude. But suppose the density of air were a constant 1.2 kg/m/s^3. Calculate where the top of the atmosphere would be.

physics

The weight of the atmosphere above 1 m^2 of Earth's surface is about 100,000 N. Density, of course, becomes less with altitude. But suppose the density of air were a constant 1.2 kg/m/s^3. Calculate where the top of the atmosphere would be.

Astronomy 1010

The International Space Station orbits approximately 350 km above the Earth's surface. (The Earth's radius is 6,378 km.) Are the astronauts beyond the pull of Earth's gravity? Explain your reasoning.

Astronomy 1010

The International Space Station orbits approximately 350 km above the Earth's surface. (The Earth's radius is 6,378 km.) Are the astronauts beyond the pull of Earth's gravity? Explain your reasoning.

phys sci

the space shuttle orbits at an altitude of approximately 200 km above the surface of the earth. If the radius of the earth itself is 6380km, what is the acceleration due to gravity at the altitude ofthe space shuttle?

Science

Can sound exist in a vacuum? No Yes...my hoover is loud when I turn it on! Ignore Eddie's remark. His Hoover is not in a vacuum. It only creates a partial volume inside itself. Since sound is produced by the movement of molecules, and there are no molecules in outer space, you...

Physics-10

A vehicle that weighs 400N on the surface of the earth is traveling in outer space at a speed of 400m/s. it can be stopped by applying a constant force of 20N for?

algebra

You must submit your response as a file. An object’s weight depends on its height above the surface of the earth. If a man weighs 190 pounds on the surface of the earth, then the man's weight in pounds (W) x miles above the surface is approximated by the formula: W = (190&#...

geometry

The Hubble Space Telescope is orbiting Earth 600 km above Earth's surface. Earth's radius is about 6370 km. Use the Pythagorean Theorem to find he distance a from the telescope to Earth's horizon. Round your answer to the nearest ten kilometers.

physics

At what height above Earth's surface is the gravitational acceleration reduced from its sea-level value by 0.20%? At what height above Earth's surface is the gravitational acceleration reduced from its sea-level value by 2.0%? At what height above Earth's surface is the ...

physics

At what height above Earth's surface is the gravitational acceleration reduced from its sea-level value by 0.20%? At what height above Earth's surface is the gravitational acceleration reduced from its sea-level value by 2.0%? At what height above Earth's surface is the ...

earth

When earth is seen from outer space,it looks mainly blue. This is because most of the earth is covered with.

Physics

Calculate a space shuttle territory 250 km above Earth's surface. Earth's mass is 6.0 * 10^24kg and its radius is 6.38 * 10^6 m (6380km)

Physics

The space shuttle is in a 3e+5 m high orbit over the earth. The radius of the earth is 6.37e+6 m, the mass of the earth is 5.98e+24 kg. What is the distance from the center of the earth to the space shuttle? I don't know whether I would double the radius and the add the height...

calculus

the weight of a person on or above the surface of the earth varies inversely as the square of the distance the person is from the center of the earth. if a person weighs 180 pounds on the surface of the earth and the radius of the earth is 3900 miles, what will the person ...

physics

A satellite explodes in outer space, far from any other body, sending thousands of pieces in all directions. How does the linear momentum of the satellite before the explosion compare with the total linear momentum of all the pieces after the explosion?

phsc

A satellite explodes in outer space, far from any other body,sending thousand of pieces in all direction.How does the linear momentum of the satellite before the explosion compare with the total linear momentum of all the pieces after the explosion ?

reading

(1) Scientists generally agree that Earth is getting warmer due to what's called the greenhouse effect. (2) A greenhouse stays warm because sunlight and heat coming through the glass roof are mostly trapped. (3) The heat doesn't radiate back into the atmosphere because it's ...

physics

A projectile with mass of 139 kg is launched straight up from the Earth's surface with an initial speed vi. What magnitude of vi enables the projectile to just reach a maximum height of 5.8RE, measured from the center of the Earth? Ignore air friction as the projectile goes ...

Physics

A projectile is fired vertically from Earth's surface with an initial speed v0. Neglecting air drag, how far above the surface of Earth will it go? (Use any variable or symbol stated above along with the following as necessary: ME for the mass of the Earth, rE for the radius ...

Physics

Suppose the space shuttle is in orbit 430 km from the Earth's surface, and circles the Earth about once every 93.2 minutes. Find the centripetal acceleration of the space shuttle in its orbit. Express your answer in terms of g, the gravitational acceleration at the Earth's ...

physics

at what height above the earth's surface in a circular orbit have to travel in order to have an orbital period half that of a geosynchronous satellite's period? (a geosynchronous satellite orbits above the equator so that it is above the same location on the earth's surface at...

Physics ASAP

Suppose the space shuttle is in orbit 390 km from the Earth's surface, and circles the Earth about once every 92.4 minutes. Find the centripetal acceleration of the space shuttle in its orbit. Express your answer in terms of g, the gravitational acceleration at the Earth's ...

physics

A satellite of mass m in a circular orbit at a height of 400Km above the earth's surface. What is the Radius of the Earth (given: 6.35 * 10^6) with respect to the center C of the Earth?

Physics

The International Space Station is 370 km above the Earth's surface (Re = 6378 km, Me = 5.98 x 10^24 kg). What is the linear velocity of the space station in m/s

physics

How much additional energy is needed to fire a 7.2 × 10^2 kg weather monitor on the earth’s surface to a height of 120 km above the earth? (rE = 6.38 × 10^6 m, ME = 5.98 × 10^24 kg) Assume that the weather monitor rises to that height, stops, and falls back to earth.

science

Multiple Choice 1. Which of the following terms refers to an object that orbits the sun and has enough gravity to be spherical but has not cleared the area of its orbit? (1 point) comet asteroid dwarf planet planet 2. Which of the following statements about the solar system’...

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