how can we determine the minimum speed of a body to orbit around the earth

Asked by  | 17th Feb, 2012, 09:10: PM

Expert Answer:

IT  IS KNOWN AS ORBITAL SPEED.  THE REQURIED CENYRIPETAL FORCE IS PORVIDED BY THE GRAVITATIONAL FORCE.
 
mV2/r=G m Me/r2
 
v=(GMe/r)1/2
 
r-- radius of the orbit.
 

Answered by  | 17th Feb, 2012, 11:01: PM

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