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Many people mistakenly believe that austronauts that orbit the Earth are "above gravity." Calculate the acceleration due to gravity (g) for space shuttle territory, 200 kilometeres above the Earth's surface. Earth's mass is 6x1024 kilograms and its radius is 6.38 x 106 meters (6380 kilometers). Your answer is what percentage of 9.8m/s2?
Can anyone point me in the right direct to figure this out? I am not really sure what formula to use.
Can anyone point me in the right direct to figure this out? I am not really sure what formula to use.