Question: The Space Shuttle carries a satellite in its cargo bay

The Space Shuttle carries a satellite in its cargo bay and places it into orbit around the Earth. Find the ratio of the Earth's gravitational force on the satellite when it is on a launch pad at the Kennedy Space Center to the gravitational force exerted when the satellite is orbiting 6.00 × 103 km above the launch pad.

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