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Rockets are launched in Eastward direction to take advantage of

a)

The clear sky on Eastesn side

b)

The thinner atmosphere on this side

c)

Earth’s rotation

d)

Earth’s tilt


Question ID - 54571 | Toppr Answer

Rockets are launched in Eastward direction to take advantage of

a)

The clear sky on Eastesn side

b)

The thinner atmosphere on this side

c)

Earth’s rotation

d)

Earth’s tilt

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Answer Key : (c) -

(c)

Launching the rocket in the direction of earth’s rotation allows it to exploit the earth’s rotational velocity  launching it from West to East. (It gains speed from velocity addition with the earth’s rotational velocity.)



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