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Launch speed

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Does anyone know the formula to find launch speed?
 

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Launch in order to do accomplish what?
 
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im sorry i think i got it.

its of a projectile that rises vertically above the earth to an altitude equal to one earth radius

is it:
square root of: (Universal gravitational constant of earth) x (mass of earth) all divided by Radius of earth?
 
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[tex]
v_{orbit}=\sqrt{\frac{Gm}{r}}
[/tex]

Where G is universal gravitational constant, m is mass of orbiting body, and r is radius between bodies.
 

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