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  1. That's really a good question! Actually the rotation of the earth is very minor compared to the speed of the earth ...every direction on earth , they are not affected by the motion of the earth .

    3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 22/06/2010

  2. ...it slows down even a few hundred mph it will start to drop and re-enter very rapidly. It takes all the fuel it has on board to get it...it down would take a HUGE amount of fuel. Atmospheric re-entry ...

    4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 13/12/2009

  3. You're right! The earth 's rotational speed is an initial condition for the shuttle's velocity so the vehicle will not...platform out to sea to the equator for launch because of the higher initial velocity: http://www...

    2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 30/03/2008

  4. ...speed is about 1,000 MPH . Some supersonic...than that. Near the pole, you could walk faster than the rotation . If you are...in the same direction that Earth is rotating...

    6 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 12/07/2007

  5. ...put on, the water wants to keep moving. At the equator that is a 1,000 mph wall of water. A meteorite large enough to stop Earth s rotation will return our planet to a state it resembled 4...

    8 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 18/09/2008

  6. ...one day). The poles move the slowest (less distance to move in... planets have different rotation speeds (Jupiter ...but it turns once in just 10 Earth hours, Mars is...

    6 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 31/07/2007

  7. ...will take 9.17 seconds to fall (plus a tiny bit for air resistance). The rotation speed of the Earth ' surface at that point is about 750.5763 mph , while at the top of the tower it is about 750.6434 mph . The difference...

    6 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 07/10/2007

  8. ... are correct that said " the atmosphere moves with the earth ". If it didn't, we'd feel 1000 mph winds. Things that fly freely (not by pushing against air), like...

    9 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 18/08/2009

  9. Orbital parameters usually use the center of the Earth as a reference point, not the surface. You are correct about the speed advantage though, you are travelling at 800mph relative to the center of the planet.

    5 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 30/03/2008

  10. The value of g, gravity, is a constant. The rotation of the earth causes a centrifugal force that bulges the ...exactly 35.30394 (km/h)/s (about 32.174 ft/s2, or 21.937 mph /s). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Standard_gravity...

    4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 10/06/2014

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