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## Homework Statement

An asteroid 5 km in diameter and mass 3.3x10^14 kg had been discovered moving towards Earth at a speed of 20km/s and is 4 months away from direct contact. Lukily there are booster rockets parked in space and in a day or so one can be attached to the asteroid. What cpntinuous sideways thrust must be applied to make it just miss the Earth of radius 6400 km . Ignore the grav. force of earth. Answer in N.

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## The Attempt at a Solution

I have no idea how to do this question..It'd be great if u can get me started and help me through this question. Thanks alot.