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Part A:

- How much gravitational potential energy must a 3030-kg satellite acquire in order to attain a geosynchronous orbit?

Part B:

- How much kinetic energy must it gain? Note that because of the rotation of the Earth on its axis, the satellite had a velocity of 456 m/s relative to the center of the Earth just before launch.

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