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A satellite of mass 200 kg is placed in Earth orbit at a height of 600 km above the surface.

(a) Assuming a circular orbit, how long does the satellite take
to complete one orbit?

(b) What is the satellite's speed?

(c) What is the minimum energy necessary to place this satellite in
orbit (assuming no air friction)?

Answer #1

A satellite of mass 190 kg is placed into Earth orbit at a
height of 750 km above the surface.
(a) Assuming a circular orbit, how long does the satellite take
to complete one orbit?
(b) What is the satellite's speed? m/s
(c) Starting from the satellite on the Earth's surface, what is
the minimum energy input necessary to place this satellite in
orbit? Ignore air resistance but include the effect of the planet's
daily rotation.

A satellite of mass 220 kg is placed into Earth orbit at a
height of 850 km above the surface.
(a) Assuming a circular orbit, how long does the satellite take
to complete one orbit?
h
(b) What is the satellite's speed?
m/s
(c) Starting from the satellite on the Earth's surface, what is the
minimum energy input necessary to place this satellite in orbit?
Ignore air resistance but include the effect of the planet's daily
rotation.
J

A satellite of mass 220 kg is placed into Earth orbit at a
height of 500 km above the surface.
(a) Assuming a circular orbit, how long does the satellite take
to complete one orbit? h
(b) What is the satellite's speed? m/s
(c) Starting from the satellite on the Earth's surface, what is
the minimum energy input necessary to place this satellite in
orbit? Ignore air resistance but include the effect of the planet's
daily rotation. J

A satellite of mass 180 kg is placed into Earth orbit at a
height of 350 km above the surface. (a) Assuming a circular orbit,
how long does the satellite take to complete one orbit? h (b) What
is the satellite's speed? m/s (c) Starting from the satellite on
the Earth's surface, what is the minimum energy input necessary to
place this satellite in orbit? Ignore air resistance but include
the effect of the planet's daily rotation. J

A satellite of mass 210 kg is placed into Earth orbit at a
height of 450 km above the surface.
(a) Assuming a circular orbit, how long does the satellite take
to complete one orbit?
1.56 h
(b) What is the satellite's speed?
7647.53 m/s
(c) Starting from the satellite on the Earth's surface, what is the
minimum energy input necessary to place this satellite in orbit?
Ignore air resistance but include the effect of the planet's daily
rotation.

A satellite of mass 180 kg is placed into
Earth orbit at a height of 700 km above the surface.
(a) Assuming a circular orbit, how long does the
satellite take to complete one orbit?
h
(b) What is the satellite's speed?
m/s
(c) Starting from the satellite on the Earth's surface, what is the
minimum energy input necessary to place this satellite in orbit?
Ignore air resistance but include the effect of the planet's daily
rotation.

A satellite of mass 190 kg is placed into Earth orbit at a
height of 150 km above the surface.
(a) Assuming a circular orbit, how long does the satellite take
to complete one orbit? 1.47 Correct: Your answer is correct. h
(b) What is the satellite's speed? 7815 Correct: Your answer is
correct. m/s
(c) Starting from the satellite on the Earth's surface, what is
the minimum energy input necessary to place this satellite in
orbit? Ignore air resistance...

A satellite of mass 220 kg is launched from a site on Earth's
equator into an orbit at 210 km above the surface of Earth.
(a) Assuming a circular orbit, what is the orbital period of
this satellite? _____ s
(b) What is the satellite's speed in its orbit? _____ m/s
(c) What is the minimum energy necessary to place the satellite
in orbit, assuming no air friction? _____ J

A 200 kg satellite is placed in Earth’s orbit 200 km above the
surface. The Radius of Earth is 6.37 x 106 m, and the Earth’s mass
is 5.98 x 1024 kg.
A) Assuming a circular orbit, how long does the satellite take
to complete one orbit?
B) What is the satellite’s speed?

A satellite is orbiting the Earth in a stable circular orbit at
a height of 5,220 km above the surface of the Earth.
(a) What is the satellite's acceleration in this orbit?
(b) What is the satellite's orbital period?
(c) If the satellite has a mass of 6400 kg, how much work was
needed ti out it in to this orbit, assuming it was initially at
rest? Neglect the Earth's rotation and atmospheric resistance.

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