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## Homework Statement

The space shuttle is in a 290-mile-high orbit. What is the shuttles orbital speed?

## Homework Equations

v=√GM/R+h

## The Attempt at a Solution

Period:

Me= 5.98x10^24kg

Re= 6.38x10^6m

H= 290miles * 1609m = 466610m

v= √(6.67x10^-11 N)(5.98x10^24 kg)/ (6.38x10^6 m)+ 466610 m

I didn't get the correct answer and would like some help working through this problem.