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    A satellite of mass 150kg is launched into orbit above the surface of the Earth in a circular orbit. what is the speed of the satellite in its orbit? What is providing the centripetal force on it? Find its value.

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    In this example, since the distance from the orbit to earth surface is not given, we assume to use the radius of the ...

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