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Keywords and Sections
VELOCITY REQUIRED
CIRCULAR ORBIT VELOCITY
ESCAPE VELOCITIES
ORBITAL VELOCITY
MINIMUM VELOCITY
TERM ESCAPE VELOCITY
LOCAL ESCAPE VELOCITY
SHUTTLE
DELTA
SENSE
LOWER
MOON
SUN
FRACTION
CONCEPT
DIRECTION
FORMULA
CONSERVATION
POSITION
RESPECT
OBJECTS
SPACE
HYPERBOLIC
SURFACE
ROCKET
PROPULSION
ORBITS
EQUAL
BODY
MOVING
SPACECRAFT
GRAVITATION
SATELLITE
CIRCULAR MOTION
TECHNICAL TERMS
TERMS
RADIC
MASS
INITIAL VELOCITY
PRIMARY FOCUS
BLACK HOLE
GRAVITY
PARABOLA
HYPERBOLA
PARABOLIC ORBIT
CELESTIAL BODY
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Definitions

  1. Escape velocity is the minimum velocity a body must have in order to escape from the gravitational field of the earth. (Web site)
  2. Escape velocity is the speed something has to go to break through Earth's gravitational pull. (Web site)
  3. Escape velocity is sometimes misunderstood to be the speed a powered vehicle (such as a rocket) must travel to leave orbit, however this is not the case.
  4. Escape velocity is independent of the mass of the escaping object. (Web site)
  5. Escape velocity is actually a speed (not a velocity) because it does not specify a direction. (Web site)

Velocity Required

  1. Escape velocity: The velocity required to escape from an object.

Circular Orbit Velocity

  1. It so happens that the relationship between the escape velocity and the circular orbit velocity is very simple.

Escape Velocities

  1. For the escape velocity this results in the square root of the sum of the squares of the escape velocities of all sources separately.

Orbital Velocity

  1. The minimum effective escape velocity is reduced by the orbital velocity in a different way.

Minimum Velocity

  1. Escape velocity as used here, the minimum velocity an object without propulsion needs to have to move away indefinitely from the earth.

Term Escape Velocity

  1. The term escape velocity can be considered a misnomer because it is actually a speed rather than a velocity, i.e. (Web site)

Local Escape Velocity

  1. Above 47,000 km, however, an object that falls off of the elevator would have a velocity greater than the local escape velocity of Earth. (Web site)

Shuttle

  1. Jazz and Cliffjumper attempted to escape, however the shuttle could not achieve escape velocity and was swallowed by Unicron.

Delta

  1. Currently development is focused on the Delta 4 Heavy, which uses three Common Booster Cores to lift higher masses to orbit and escape velocity.

Sense

  1. When we were told that the escape velocity from the earth was on the order of 25,000 miles per hour, that didn't make much sense to me. (Web site)

Lower

  1. At higher altitude, the local escape velocity is lower. (Web site)

Moon

  1. Understanding these behaviors explains why a particle with a velocity slower than the escape velocity can escape from the Moon.

Sun

  1. Since the asteroid does not reach escape velocity, it must remain in a bound orbit around the sun, which will be an ellipse.
  2. In Escape Velocity Nova, mankind has spread out into interstellar space, populating dozens of planets orbiting stars near and far from Earth and the Sun.

Fraction

  1. Also, the distance from the center of the object r is in the bottom of the fraction, so the escape velocity DEcreases as the distance increases. (Web site)

Concept

  1. At that time, the Newtonian theory of gravity and the concept of escape velocity were well known.
  2. We will discuss escape velocity using the concept of energy in the next book of the series, but it can also be gotten at using straightforward calculus. (Web site)

Direction

  1. The term escape velocity is actually a misnomer, as the concept refers to a scalar speed which is independent of direction. (Web site)

Formula

  1. The answer to this question can be found by combining Hubble's law with the formula for escape velocity. (Web site)

Conservation

  1. The simplest way of deriving the formula for escape velocity is to use conservation of energy. (Web site)

Position

  1. If a freefalling body at any position has the escape velocity for that position, this is the case for the whole orbit.

Respect

  1. For a body rotating about its axis the escape velocity with respect to the surface does depend on direction.

Objects

  1. A radial parabolic trajectory is a non-periodic trajectory on a straight line where the relative velocity of the two objects is always the escape velocity.
  2. To simply state this, all objects on Earth have the same escape velocity. (Web site)

Space

  1. If an object is traveling as fast as or faster than escape velocity, then it will be able to leave Earth and fly off into space.
  2. This is "escape velocity", and is also the delta V required to land from deep space instead of landing from orbit.

Hyperbolic

  1. At velocities greater than the escape velocity, it becomes hyperbolic, and the object escapes into space. (Web site)

Surface

  1. On the surface of the Earth the escape velocity is about 11.2 kilometres per second.
  2. This latter figure is totally feasible and within the range of the escape velocity for the surface of Earth.
  3. Escape velocity from the surface of the Moon is about one-third of this. (Web site)

Rocket

  1. Simply stated, it approximates the rocket burn out velocity minus the escape velocity at the range of burnout. (Web site)
  2. Escape Velocity Learning Goal: To introduce you to the concept of escape velocity for a rocket. (Web site)

Propulsion

  1. Escape velocity only applies to objects that have no propulsion or thrust. (Web site)

Orbits

  1. The criterion that separates the closed and open orbits is the escape velocity, which for the earth is 7 mi (11.3 km) per sec. (Web site)
  2. Orbits and Satellites Although escape velocity is difficult and expensive to attain, it is fortunately not necessary to do so in many cases.

Equal

  1. But at the instant the propulsion stops, the vehicle can only escape if its speed is greater than or equal to the local escape velocity at that position. (Web site)
  2. But at the instant the fuel runs out, the rocket can only escape if its speed is greater than or equal to the local escape velocity at that position. (Web site)

Body

  1. Hyperbolic and parabolic orbits are "escape orbits", achieved only when a body (or a spacecraft) exceeds the escape velocity of the Solar System.

Moving

  1. Radial hyperbolic orbit: An open hyperbolic orbit where the object is moving at greater than the escape velocity.

Spacecraft

  1. After 2 revolutions in earth orbit, Apollo 8 's 3rd-stage was fired to attain escape velocity and insert spacecraft on lunar trajectory. (Web site)
  2. If a spacecraft is launched at a speed that is not quite high enough to allow the craft to reach escape velocity, the craft may go into orbit.
  3. The second, Pioneer 4, had the distinction of being the first U.S. spacecraft to reach escape velocity, i.e., speed sufficient to leave Earth orbit.

Gravitation

  1. When a ship attains escape velocity and leaves Earth, this is not the end of the force of gravitation on that ship.

Satellite

  1. This may or may not be escape velocity, the speed at which your satellite will fly off into outer space and force you to start over with a new satellite.

Circular Motion

  1. The escape velocity at a given height is times the speed in a circular orbit at the same height (compare this with equation (14) in circular motion). (Web site)

Technical Terms

  1. In more technical terms, escape velocity is a scalar and not a vector.

Terms

  1. Terms: Orbital velocity, escape velocity, synchronous orbit. (Web site)

Radic

  1. The escape velocity at a given height is √2 times the speed in a circular orbit at the same height, compare (14) in circular motion.

Mass

  1. Part F Find the escape velocity for an object of mass that is initially at a distance from the center of a planet of mass. (Web site)
  2. Since the mass M is on top of the fraction, the escape velocity increases as the mass increases. (Web site)
  3. To calculate the escape velocity in Newtonian mechanics, consider a heavy object of mass M centered at the origin.

Initial Velocity

  1. In this problem, you will analyze the motion of an object of mass m whose initial velocity is exactly equal to escape velocity. (Web site)

Primary Focus

  1. In this case, r is the distance of the satellite from the primary focus, and v er is the escape velocity from the point r.

Black Hole

  1. Black holes give us a clue to this; if the escape velocity of a black hole is the speed of light then everything will be drawn in at light speed.

Gravity

  1. So it is damned near the speed of escape velocity to NEVER EVERr return if it gets at the wrong side of Earth that gets a gravity assist.
  2. The escape velocity depends on your altitude; higher up there's less gravity, so escape velocity is lower.
  3. On the other hand, the escape velocity for Jupiter would be many times that of Earth's because Jupiter is so huge and has so much gravity.

Parabola

  1. If the ball travels at the ESCAPE VELOCITY (see below), then the orbit will be OPEN and will be a parabola.
  2. At a certain even faster velocity (called the escape velocity) the motion changes from an elliptical orbit to a parabola. (Web site)

Hyperbola

  1. If the ball travels faster than the ESCAPE VELOCITY, the orbit with be OPEN and be a hyperbola.
  2. At a certain even faster velocity (called the escape velocity) the motion changes from an elliptical orbit to a hyperbola.

Parabolic Orbit

  1. The speed necessary to form a parabolic orbit is known as the escape velocity v e.

Celestial Body

  1. Note that the escape velocity from a celestial body decreases with altitude above that body.
  2. The more massive the celestial body, the greater the escape velocity. (Web site)

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