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Motion in fields - Space Shuttle orbiting the Earth

  1. Feb 28, 2013 #1
    I don;t really know how should I "tackle" this problem. The only thing I got is the answer for a) i) 1.9 * 10^11 J.

    It's a problem from IB Oxford Study Guide.
    http://img59.imageshack.us/img59/4986/fiz6.jpg [Broken]

    I would be very grateful if You could help :)
    Thanks!
     
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  3. Feb 28, 2013 #2

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    Start with a.ii. What equations describe uniform circular motion?
     
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