Department of Pre-University Education, KarnatakaPUC Karnataka Science Class 11
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A Satellite is Orbiting the Earth Close to Its Surface. a Particle is to Be Projected from the Satellite to Just Escape from the Earth. the Escape Speed from the Earth - Physics

MCQ

A satellite is orbiting the earth close to its surface. A particle is to be projected from the satellite to just escape from the earth. The escape speed from the earth is ve. Its speed with respect to the satellite

Options

  • will be less than \[\nu_e\]

  • will be more than \[\nu_e\]

  • will be equal to \[\nu_e\]

  • will depend on the direction of projection.

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Solution

will depend on the direction of projection.

For example a body projected vertically requires less escape velocity than a body projected at an angle with the vertical.

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HC Verma Class 11, 12 Concepts of Physics 1
Chapter 11 Gravitation
MCQ | Q 17 | Page 225
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