1. 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?
  2. 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?
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. physics

    . The space shuttle typically orbits 400 km above the earth's surface. The earth has a mass of 5.98 × 1024 kg and a radius of 6,380 km. A) How much would a 2000 kg part for the space station weigh when it has been lifted to that orbit in the shuttle's
  6. Physics

    The space shuttle typically orbits 400 km above the earth's surface. The earth has a mass of 5.98 × 1024 kg and a radius of 6,380 km. A) How much would a 2000 kg part for the space station weigh when it has been lifted to that orbit in the shuttle's cargo
  7. Physical science

    the space shuttle typically orbits 400 km above the earth's surface.the earth hass a mass of 5.98*10 to the 24 squared kg and a raduis of 6,380 km.A)how much would a 2000 kg part form the space station weight when it has been lifted to that orbit in the
  8. Physics

    How would I approach this problem? What formula would I use to answer each part? Thank you in advance for any guidance... As part of the launch of the space shuttle, solid-rocket boosters (SRBs) first take it to an altitude of 45.0 km while they accelerate
  9. 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
  10. 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.
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. Physics

    The mass of the Earth=Mg=5.97x10^24 kg. The radius of the Earth=RE= 6.38 x10^6 m. A) What is the weight of the 75 kg person? B) Determine the acceleration due to gravity aboard a space shuttle at an altitude of 400km.
  16. 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 different value of g due
  17. 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
  18. physics

    the space shuttle typically orbits 400 km above the earths surface. The earth has a mass of 5.98 * 10^24 kg and a radius of 6380km. A) How much would a 2000 kg part for the space station weigh when it has been lifted to that orbit in the shuttles cargo
  19. Physics

    You are explaining why astronauts feel weightless while orbiting in the space shuttle. Your friends respond that they thought gravity was just a lot weaker up there. Convince them and yourself that it isn't so by calculating the acceleration of gravity 248
  20. Algebra

    A satellite is in orbit around the earth, traveling at a rate of 85.4 minutes per orbit. a space shuttle enters the same orbit, traveling at a rate of 93.6 minutes per orbit. the shuttle is .25 orbits behind the satellite, traveling toward it. Let x be the
  21. Physics

    The De-orbit Burn The Shuttle must reduce its velocity at a pre-calculated point in its orbit in order to return to Earth. In order to reduce the velocity and change the orbit of the Shuttle, a maneuver called the de-orbit burn is performed. For this
  22. physics

    The De-orbit Burn The Shuttle must reduce its velocity at a pre-calculated point in its orbit in order to return to Earth. In order to reduce the velocity and change the orbit of the Shuttle, a maneuver called the de-orbit burn is performed. For this
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. Physics

    Many people mistakenly believe that astronauts who orbit the Earth are "above gravity." The mass of the Earth is 6x10 ^ 34 kg and radius is 6.38x10 ^ 6 m (6380 km) Use Newton's law to show that in the territory of the special ferry, 200 km above the
  28. 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
  29. 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
  30. 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
  31. 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
  32. physics

    A space shuttle orbiting Earth at an altitude of 295 km completes an orbit in 90.0 min. Calculate its acceleration and compare it to the acceleration at Earth’s surface.
  33. 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
  34. 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.)
  35. engineering

    In many engineering uses, the value of �g�, the acceleration due to gravity, is taken as a constant. However, g is actually dependent upon the distance from the center of the Earth. A more accurate expression for g is: g=g0(Re/Re+A)^2 Here,
  36. earth

    how would eath's gravity effect you in space??? At what altitude does the Earth's gravity no longer have an effect on the astronauts or the space shuttle???
  37. 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
  38. 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 radius is 6.38 X 10 to the
  39. Physics

    The average speed of an orbiting space shuttle is 19700 mi/h. The shuttle is orbiting about 125 mi above the Earth’s surface. Assume the Earth’s radius is 3963 mi. How long does it take to circle the earth? Answer in units of h.
  40. physics

    The average speed of an orbiting space shuttle is 20100 mi/h. The shuttle is orbiting about 196 mi above the Earth’s surface. Assume the Earth’s radius is 3963 mi. How long does it take to circle the Earth? Answer in units of h ( hours)
  41. 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 assume that the Earth's radius
  42. science

    Earths mass is 6 x 10^24kg and its radius is 6.38 x 10^6m (6380 km ). Use the inverse-square law to show that in space-shuttle territory, 200 km above the earths surface the force of gravity on a shuttle is about 94% of that at the earths surface.
  43. phy

    (Q1)At what altitude above the earth's surface would the acceleration due to gravity be 4.9m/s-2?Assuming the mean radius of the earth is 64000000meters and the acceleration due to gravity 9.8m/s-2 on the surface of the earth
  44. physics

    Calculate the value of g for a satellite that is orbiting in a circle at an altitude equal to 3 Earth radii. also, along the same lines, A typical shuttle altitude is 220 km. Calculate the value of g at this altitude. The the mass of the Earth = 5.98 x
  45. Physics Please Help 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
  46. 11th grade

    Calculate the minimum change in velocity (delta V or ∆V) required for the Space Shuttle to decrease its altitude to 60 miles if it’s orbiting with an apogee of 236 miles and a perigee of 215 miles above the surface of Earth. Use the rule of thumb
  47. 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
  48. 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
  49. Physics, Please Help

    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.
  50. 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.
  51. 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.
  52. 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.
  53. physics

    a satellite orbits the earth at an altitude of 5000 m above the surface of the earth. Assuming that acceleration due to gravity is still 9.8 m/s/s, find the time for 1 revolution.
  54. Physics

    The space shuttle, with an initial mass M = 2.41×106 kg, is launched from the surface of the earth with an initial net acceleration a = 26.1 m/s^2. The rate of fuel consumption is R = 6.90×103 kg/s. The shuttle reaches outer space with a velocity of vo =
  55. Science

    Karen is studying types of spacecraft. Which of these spacecraft can people use to travel to and from orbits close to Earth? A)space probe B)space shuttle C)space station D)space telescope I think the answer is C.
  56. Physics :(( help please TT

    The space shuttle had a top orbital speed of 8000 m/s and orbited in a circular orbit approximately 320 km above the earth's surface. How long was one orbit in seconds? Details and assumptions The radius of the earth is 6370 km.
  57. Algebra

    the space shuttle does one full orbit every 90 minutes and the earth is 25,000 miles around. What is the apparent speed of the space shuttle?
  58. Physics 1 - Mechanics

    You are making a trip in a space shuttle, and your friend Jimmy is in another space shuttle. He shares the same circular orbit with you, which is 420 km above the Earth, but he is 21 km ahead of you. (a) How long will it take you to catch up with your
  59. physics

    the solid fuel rocket boosters used to launch the space shuttle are able to lift the shuttle 45 kilometers above earths surface. During the 2.00 min that the boosters operate, the shuttle accelerates from rest to a speed of nearly 7.50 x 10^2 m/s. What is
  60. Physics

    The international space center is 1500km above the earth surface. Determine the escape velocity of a rocket launched into space at this altitude if the mass of the earth is 6.0*10^-24kg and the radius is 6.4*10^6 m.
  61. 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)
  62. phys

    The space shuttle, with an initial mass M = 2.41E+6 kg, is launched from the surface of the earth with an initial net acceleration a = 26.1 m/s2. The rate of fuel consumption is R = 6.90E+3 kg/s. The shuttle reaches outer space with a velocity of vo = 4632
  63. PHYSICS ---HELP!

    The space shuttle releases a satellite into a circular orbit 700 km above the Earth. How fast must the shuttle be moving (relative to Earth) when the release occurs?
  64. Physics

    The space shuttle releases a satellite into a circular orbit 440 km above the Earth. How fast must the shuttle be moving (relative to Earth) when the release occurs?
  65. physics

    The space shuttle releases a satellite into a circular orbit 700 km above the Earth. How fast must the shuttle be moving (relative to Earth) when the release occurs?
  66. PHYSICS ---HELP!

    The space shuttle releases a satellite into a circular orbit 700 km above the Earth. How fast must the shuttle be moving (relative to Earth) when the release occurs?
  67. physics

    The space shuttle releases a satellite into a circular orbit 700 km above the Earth. How fast must the shuttle be moving (relative to Earth) when the release occurs? V = m/s ??
  68. 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?
  69. earth

    a space traveller determines the radius of a planet to be half of earth . After landing on its surface , he finds the acceleration due to gravity to be twice of that of surface of earth. Find the ratio of mass of planet to the earth
  70. Physics

    You are explaining why astronauts feel weightless while orbiting in the space shuttle. Your friends respond that they thought gravity was just a lot weaker up there. Convince them and yourself that it isn't so by calculating the acceleration of gravity 562
  71. 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
  72. college physics

    A space shuttle is in a circular orbit at a height of 250km, where the acceleration of Earth’s gravity is 93% of its surface value. What is the period of its orbit?
  73. Physics

    The space shuttle has a weight 2.00 x 10^7 N. The shuttle is accelerated upward at a rate of 5.50 m/s^2. What is the mass of the shuttle? What is the thrust (force) of the combined engines? What is the magnitude of the net force applied to the space
  74. physics

    a space shuttle is in a cic ular orbit at a height of 250 km, where the acceleration os earth,s gravity is 93 percent of its surface value. that is the period of its orbit
  75. Physics

    The Hubble Space Telescope orbits the Earth at an approximate altitude of 612 km. Its mass is 11,100 kg and the mass of the Earth is 5.97×1024 kg. The Earth's average radius is 6.38×106 m. What is the magnitude of the gravitational force that the Earth
  76. Physics

    The Hubble Space Telescope orbits the Earth at an approximate altitude of 612 km. Its mass is 11,100 kg and the mass of the Earth is 5.97×1024 kg. The Earth's average radius is 6.38×106 m. What is the magnitude of the gravitational force that the Earth
  77. Physics

    You are making a trip in a space shuttle, and your friend Jimmy is in another space shuttle. He shares the same circular orbit with you, 370 km above earth. However, he is 21 km ahead of you. A) How long will it take you to catch up with your friend if you
  78. Rocket Science

    Calculate the minimum change in velocity (delta V or ∆V) required for the Space Shuttle to decrease its altitude to 60 miles if it’s orbiting with an apogee of 246 miles and a perigee of 212 miles above the surface of Earth
  79. Math/Science

    Calculate the minimum change in velocity (delta V or ∆V) required for the Space Shuttle to decrease its altitude to 60 miles if it’s orbiting with an apogee of 260 miles and a perigee of 220 miles above the surface of Earth.
  80. physics

    The space shuttle has a mass of 2.0 × 106 kg. At lift-off the engines generate an upward force of 30 × 106 N. a. What is the weight of the shuttle? b. What is the acceleration of the shuttle when launched? c. The average acceleration of the shuttle
  81. Astronomy

    The Hubble Space Telescope orbits at an altitude of 600 km above the Earth's surface. Assuming it is in a stable circular orbit, what is its velocity? For reference, the Earth's radius is 6400 km and Earth's mass is 6 x 10^24 kg. The formula to solve for
  82. 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
  83. Geometry

    11-1 Lines that Intersect Circles 8. The International Space Station orbits Earth at an altitude of 240 miles. What is the distance from the space station to Earth's horizon to the nearest mile?
  84. physics

    Calculate Earth’s gravitational force on the Shuttle astronauts while orbiting at an altitude of 220 miles (or 354 km) above Earth’s surface.
  85. Physics

    You are in a space shuttle traveling in the circular orbit, which is 380 km above the Earth. Your friend is in another space shuttle traveling on the same circular orbit with you, but he is 20 km ahead of you. (a) How long will it take you to catch up with
  86. math

    25. The Great Pyramids weigh 6x10^9 kilograms. The Space Shuttle weighs 2x10^6 kilograms. How many times heavier are the Pyramids than the Space Shuttle? A.The Pyramids are 3 times heavier than the space shuttle. B.The pyramids are 30 times heavier than
  87. Astronomy

    A cinder block can be weightless in space. Would you want to kick it with your bare foot? Even If it is weightless, does it have mass? An astronaut, circling the earth in the Space Shuttle, senses that his apparent weight is zero. He cannot feel the normal
  88. physics

    what is a satellite's altitude above the surface of the earth if earth's mass is 5.98*10^24 kg and its radius is 6380 km?
  89. 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.
  90. physics

    A geosynchronous satellite is one that appears to be fixed in the sky, a condition useful for telecommunications. If such a satellite orbits the earth at an altitude of 33000 km above the earth's surface, what is its centripetal acceleration? The radius of
  91. Physical Science

    The acceleration due to gravity is about 10 m/s2 at the Earth's surface. What is the acceleration due to gravity for a person on the space station orbiting 200 miles above the Earth's surface?
  92. physics

    Using Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation, compare the weight of a 68.1 kg astronaut on the surface of the earth to the gravitational pull of the Earth on the same astronaut when she is on the International Space Station. Constants: Average altitude of
  93. physics

    Using Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation, compare the weight of a 68.1 kg astronaut on the surface of the earth to the gravitational pull of the Earth on the same astronaut when she is on the International Space Station. Constants: Average altitude of
  94. Science

    A Space Traveller determine the radius of a Planet to be half that of the earth after landing on its surface he find the acceleration due to gravity to be twice of the surface of the earth find the ratio of the mass of a planet to the earth
  95. 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
  96. Physics

    The international space center is 1500km above the earths surface. Determine the escape velocity of a rocket launched into space at this altitude if the mass of the earth is 6*10^24kg and the radius is 6.4*10^6m.
  97. physics

    what is the value of the acceleration due to gravity of the earth at an altitude twice the radius of the earth?
  98. physics

    A satellite is placed in orbit 100 km above the surface of the earth (radius = 6370 km, mass = 5.98 x 1024 kg). What is the value of the acceleration of gravity at that altitude as a percentage of the acceleration at the surface of the earth?
  99. trigo

    A space shuttle pilot flying toward the Suez Canal finds that the angle of depression on one end of the canal is 38.25deg and the angle of depression to the other end is 52.75deg. If the canal is 100.6 mi long, find the altitude of the space shuttle.
  100. Physics

    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?