Mission CG8: Satellite Motion


Mission CG8 pertains to the speed, acceleration, and net force experienced by an orbiting satellite. The mission consists of 36 questions organized into 9 Question Groups. You must answer one question from each Question Group to complete the mission. The learning outcomes for this mission are ...
 

Learning Outcomes

  • The student should be able to identify the variables affecting the orbital speed of a satellite and discuss the dependence of orbital speed upon these variables.
  • The student should be able to identify the variables affecting the acceleration and net force acting upon an orbiting satellite and discuss the dependence of a and Fnet upon these variables.


 

Launch Mission CG8



 

Getting Help

If you are not familiar with this topic, then you should first learn about the topic using our written Tutorial or our Video Tutorial:
 

The Physics Classroom - Circular Motion Unit, Lesson 4, Part b

 

Video Tutorials:

None available at this time.



 

 

Question-Specific Help

Each Question Group has its own Help page with information specific to the question. You can access the Help page from within the mission by tapping on the Help Me! icon (textbook). For your convenience, links to those pages are provided below:

 

 

 



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