5. A synchronous satellite is one that does not move relative to the surface of
the Earth; it is always above the same location. Why does such a satellite not
just fall straight down to Earth? Explain.
Second midterm review
BIS 250 How Things Work: Motion and Mechanics
Midterm is on Tuesday, February 22, 2010
- The exam will be closed book, however you will be allowed one 8.5 x 11
double-sided crib sheet.
- You will need a calculator