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?