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Satellite Orbits

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Introduction

In this activity, you will explore resources to develop an understanding of how satellites work, especially how they stay in orbit.


Exploration

As you explore the following resources, be sure to take notes as needed to make sure that you understand how satellite orbits work.


Knowledge Check

Explain, in you own words, how a satellite stays in orbit around the earth and what, if anything, might cause it to fall.


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