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1. ### Could a spacecraft re-enter the earth safely just by matching the Earth 's rotation ?

The rotation speed at the equator is about 24000... you get to earth , to stay in orbit, the ...on board to drop from 16000 mph to 1000 mph while staying... the trade off of carrying a lot more...

4 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 20/05/2008

2. ### Estimate the magnitude of the velocity of an object in Indianapolis due to the rotation of the Earth .?

First, figure out the rotational velocity of the earth in radians/hour. It is a simple unit conversion...769 degrees. Third, multiply the the two and get 797 mph .

3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 20/09/2006

3. ### Earth 's Rotation Speed?

Because the more than 100 mph hour figure is the speed of the of the surface of the earth rotating around the rotational axis of the Earth at the Equator. The Other speed...

3 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 08/06/2011

4. ### If a 200 ft diameter-200 lb.fly wheel- on top of a 200 ft. tower ,was traveling 700 mph .?

1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 20/06/2011

5. ### my son asks "why aren't we dizzy from the earth 's rotation ?"?

.... One rotation per day. Did he get...angular speed or angular frequency( the rate it turns through...tangent to the circumference of the earth . The earth ...improperly linked to 1000 mph . The earth ...

23 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 05/11/2006

6. ### Speed of the Earth 's rotation ?

...within 1%, we can assume the Earth is a sphere, and use...43.44 degrees, so the circumference is 18,062...23.934 hours = 755 mph . This should be accurate... gives an answer of 756.63 mph , so the approximation...

9 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 08/09/2012

7. ### What is the linear speed due to the Earth 's rotation for a person located 40 degrees N latitude?

The radius of the north 40 latitude = r = earth radius x cosine 40..............solve for r A point on this... on how you want the linear speed expressed.......... mph .......feet per second.......kilometers per...

1 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 12/02/2011

8. ### What is the linear speed of a point at a latitude of 50.0^\circ N?

Due to what ?? Rotation of the earth , about 400 MPH (1000 MPH at equator, 0 at poles ) Due to orbit around sun, about...

2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 01/11/2010

9. ### Standing 50 miles south of the north pole . What is your relative speed eastbound with earths rotation ?

...a more correct rate for rotational "speed"). Earth 's circumference ... for speed, you get the equatorial speed ( the speed...6... km/h 1,041.6... mph 900 knots (nautical...nautical miles south of the north pole = 90...

5 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 04/03/2012

10. ### What is the speed of the Earth 's rotation around the sun now .... and after a hundred years in the future?

The average orbital speed of Earth around the Sun is 29.786 km/s (approx. 107,000 km/h, approx. 66,600 mph ). It changes all the time because the orbit is not a perfect circle...

2 Answers · Science & Mathematics · 25/05/2015