Suppose we have a satellite orbiting in circular motion around the earth (steady velocity) in a radius R.Everything is ok now.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

If suddenly we reduce the speed of the satellite is it bound to fall to the earth ? Or it can continue moving in circular orbit with smaller R ? If i want it to fall , how can i calculate where on earth does it fall ? And what should be the reduced speed so it will fall there ?

Ok im not expecting from you to tell me all the exact equations to solve this but some general eplain would be useful. Thanks

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# Celestial Mechanics Problem

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