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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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A boost... | Comment 9 of 16 |
(In reply to re: Not a rocket scientist but... by Charlie)

There is something to to gained by launching in the direction of rotation of the moon.

On Earth the shuttle apparently gains 800mph by turning East.


  Posted by goFish on 2005-12-28 15:41:23
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