(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A spy satellite is in circular orbit around Earth. It makes one revolution in 6.02 hours. (Radius of the Earth=6.371 times 106 m)

(a) How high above Earth's surface is the satellite?

(b) What is the satellite's acceleration?

2. Relevant equations

v = sqrt(G*M earth / r)

Kepler's 3rd Law

3. The attempt at a solution

I found the angular velocity to be 2.899 rad/sec...

I really don't know where to start after that

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# Homework Help: Circular Orbits and Motion - Satellites

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