Earth - Ariane/ESA: Kourou in French Guiana Lat 5.3 N...

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You live on a rotating sphere A day is one complete rotation At the equator that means 40,053 km of motion every day (that’s 1,683 km/hr or 463 meters/ second!) Shuttle Launch Facilities are located Kennedy Space Center: Lat 28.5 N Vandenberg AFB: Lat 34.4[ N
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Unformatted text preview: Ariane/ESA: Kourou in French Guiana Lat 5.3 N Baikonur: 45.6 N Sea Launch: 0 N A Universe in Motion We are not sitting still. We are moving with the Earth. and not just in one direction The Earth rotates around its axis once every day!...
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This note was uploaded on 09/11/2011 for the course AST 2002 taught by Professor Britt during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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