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It Won't Accelerate Further After Harnessing All Present Gravity

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Posted by M.W.Pearson on June 19, 2002 05:07:08 UTC

The meteor case you cite, if its velocity already exceeds terminal velocity for that destination gravity source, is not a "falling object" but a "flying" object. "Falling" certainly implies
something that is decelerating due to having been overcome by a force greater than that which had set it upon its original course.
That DOES answer your question.

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