Force of Gravity on Satellite

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The Force of Gravity on a Satellite equation computes the gravitational force exerted on a satellite by the mass of the Earth at a specific distance. ForceofGravityonSatellite-illustration.pngForce of Gravity on a Satellite  It uses the Earth Gravitational Constant, `mu`.  

INPUTS

The inputs are:

  • m - mass of the satellite
  • r - distance between satellite and the center of Earth's mass

 

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