WHAT ARE THE DEPENDENCIES OF ESCAPE VELOCITY?

We all are aware that gravity attracts the object towards Earth. If we throw the ball upwards, eventually it returns back to Earth. But we all know that artificial satellites are sent from the surface of earth towards the space. Are they not pushed by gravity towards the Earth? How do they reach the space? Here is where escape velocity comes in.

GRAVITATIONAL FORCE

Gravitational force is defined as an attractive force that pulls masses to each other and hence attracts two bodies. This is the reason why planets coexist in the solar system.

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