How to Calculate Escape Velocity?

Answer Explains how to calculate the speed necessary to escape a planet's gravity.

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What is the exit velocity from earth's atmosphere?

Exit velocity is properly called escape velocity. The escape velocity from earth is about 25,000 miles per hour, or 7 miles per second. In metric measurements, this is 40,000 kilometers per hour, o... Read More »

The Difference Between Velocity & Instantaneous Velocity?

Velocity and instantaneous velocity are terms that are most often used in the physics classroom. Because these two terms don't have the same definition, students who don't know the difference in t... Read More »

What episode from the A-Team does Murdock escape the VA through an underground escape hatch?

The newest member is Leah, She took over for Lewis Young, once he died :'(

What is the name of that SCIFI show where about 5 people need to save the earth after they were shown what was going to happen and were sent back in time The intro had the earth exploding?