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Escape Velocity
 

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      the speed needed for an object to break away from the gravitational pull of
      a planet or moon
 


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Each planet has a different escape velocity.

 


 

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NASA’s New Horizon rocket sped away from Earth at an escape velocity of 36,000 miles per hour.
NASA’s New Horizon spacecraft sped away from Earth at an escape velocity of 36,000 miles per hour.
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Page Last Updated: October 9th, 2014
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