The best place to launch a satellite.


Please recommend NASA the best place to launch a satellite:

a) North of the United States
b) Centre of the United States
c) South of the United States
d) no matter where on earth satellite launch


Solution. Posted on Monday, December 15, 2014.

The satellite and the Earth are both rotating at the same speed before and at time of launch. The closer to the equator we are, the greater the initial rotational speed is, and the greater the speed boost will be. Consequently, the answer is (c) South of the United States.


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