You will need to use the Momentum Principle to do the first part of this problem, and the Energy Principle to do the second part.
A satellite of mass 2500 kg orbits the Earth in a circular orbit of radius of 8.3 106 m (this is above the Earth's atmosphere).The mass of the Earth is 6.0 1024 kg.
What is the speed of the satellite?
I have the 2nd part of the problem, so all I need is the momentum principle
Pfinal = Pinitial + Fnet*DeltaT
The Attempt at a Solution
I'm not sure how to start this one. The directions say that I'm supposed to use the momentum principle, but I'm not given the speed of the satellite. I was thinking maybe the derivative form of the momentum principle and find the perpendicular component of dP/dT, but I'm not sure how long it takes for the satellite to go around th earth. I'm completely stuck.