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A satellite is orbiting the earth close to its surface. A particle is to be projected from the satellite to just escape from the earth. The escape speed from the earth is ve. Its speed with respect to the satellite

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will be less than ve
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will be more than ve
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will be equal to ve
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D
will depend on direction of projection.
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The correct option is B will depend on direction of projection.
The speed of particle to be projected from the satellite to just escape from the earth with respect to the satellite will depend on direction of projection.

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