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# Solution - A Rocket is Fired Vertically with a Speed of 5 Km S–1 From the Earth’S Surface. How Far from the Earth Does the Rocket Go before Returning to the Earth? Mass of the Earth = 6.0 × 1024 Kg; Mean Radius of the Earth = 6.4 × 106 M - Gravitational Potential Energy

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#### Question

A rocket is fired vertically with a speed of 5 km s–1 from the earth’s surface. How far from the earth does the rocket go before returning to the earth? Mass of the earth = 6.0 × 1024 kg; mean radius of the earth = 6.4 × 106 m; G= 6.67 × 10–11 N m2 kg2

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NCERT Physics Textbook for Class 11 Part 1
Chapter 8: Gravitation
Q: 17 | Page no. 202

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Solution for question: A Rocket is Fired Vertically with a Speed of 5 Km S–1 From the Earth’S Surface. How Far from the Earth Does the Rocket Go before Returning to the Earth? Mass of the Earth = 6.0 × 1024 Kg; Mean Radius of the Earth = 6.4 × 106 M concept: Gravitational Potential Energy. For the courses CBSE (Arts), CBSE (Commerce), CBSE (Science)
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