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

A rocket is launched straight up from earth surface at 15000 m/s speed. What is the speed of the rocket when its very far away from the earth?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

Escape speed from earth is 11200m/s. So I am guessing the rocket's speed when its "very far" away from earth is 3800m/s?

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Dismiss Notice

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Homework Help: Gravitational Problem

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**