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The Longest Drive (Posted on 2005-12-26) Difficulty: 3 of 5
Is it possible to hit a golf ball on the surface of the moon and have it achieve a stable orbit around the moon?

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I say not, based on the figure of  5320.73 mph  for the escape velocity required on the moon according to

http://www.qrg.northwestern.edu/projects/vss/docs/space-environment/2-whats-escape-velocity.html


  Posted by Richard on 2005-12-26 14:00:42
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