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RE: How Far For A Spaceship?

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Posted by Rob Lentini (lentini@erols.com) on October 5, 2000 19:14:07 UTC

A ship will never leave the pull of the earth`s gravity. The effects will be negligible at a certain point, but you`ll never leave it.

(You can exactly counteract the effect of the earth`s gravitational force by going into orbit... where the vector of your path falling keeps you from falling to earth.)

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