Table of Contents

- 1 Is escape velocity the same for all masses?
- 2 Why does mass not affect escape velocity?
- 3 What is the relation between the escape velocity and the orbital velocity of a satellite if the satellite is close to the earth surface?
- 4 How does escape velocity of a body on a planet vary with mass of the planet?
- 5 What does the escape velocity of a pebble depend on?

## Is escape velocity the same for all masses?

The escape velocity depends only on the mass and size of the object from which something is trying to escape. The escape velocity from the Earth is the same for a pebble as it would be for the Space Shuttle.

**What is the relationship between mass and escape velocity?**

This speed is called escape velocity, since it’s just enough speed to escape the gravitational pull of the Earth. But why is the escape velocity the same, no matter the mass of the object? The reason is that mass and escape velocity are not related.

**What is escape velocity give relation for the same?**

The lowest velocity an object must have to escape the gravitational force of a planet or an object. The relationship between the escape velocity and the orbital velocity is defined by Ve = 2 Vo where Ve is the escape velocity and Vo is the orbital velocity. And the escape velocity is root-two times the orbit velocity.

### Why does mass not affect escape velocity?

In physics, escape velocity is the minimum speed needed for an object to “break free” from the gravitational attraction of a massive body. The relation is independent of the mass of the object escaping the mass body M.

**How does a planet’s mass affect its gravity and escape velocity?**

That speed is called the escape velocity . where G is the gravitational constant, M is the object’s mass, and R is its radius. After all, a greater gravitational force of attraction will make it harder to escape an object and thus you must move faster to break free. Suppose we have two planets A and B.

**What do you understand by escape velocity and orbital velocity write the relation between the two?**

Escape velocity is the minimum velocity required to overcome the gravitational potential of a massive body and escape to infinity. Orbital velocity is the velocity with which an object revolves around a massive body. The relation between escape velocity and orbital velocity are proportional.

#### What is the relation between the escape velocity and the orbital velocity of a satellite if the satellite is close to the earth surface?

Ve=2V.

**How escape velocity is independent of mass?**

**How does the escape velocity of a particle depend on its mass?**

Escape velocity (ve)=√2gRe . Therefore it is independent of the mass of the particle or it will depend on m0.

## How does escape velocity of a body on a planet vary with mass of the planet?

Escape velocity is independent of the Mass of the body .

**What happens to escape velocity when mass and radius are doubled?**

So doubling both the mass and the radius causes no change to escape velocity. So doubling the volume and the mass increases escape velocity to about 14 km/s. If you double the radius of the earth the escape velocity would be a quarter of what it is now.

**What is escape velocity in physics?**

Escape velocity: Measuring the gravitational strength of an object The escape velocity is the exact amount of energy you would need to escape the gravitational clutches of an object with mass. Since all objects have mass, they all have a measureable gravitational strength.

### What does the escape velocity of a pebble depend on?

The escape velocity depends onlyon the mass and size of the object from which something is trying to escape. The escape velocity from the Earth is the same for a pebble as it would be for the Space Shuttle.

**What happens to the escape velocity when the size of Earth increases?**

If you double the size, meaning the diameter the mass will increase eight times, unless you reduce the density by one eighth, in that case, you will have a very different earth. Escape velocity is a function of mass so as mass increases so does the escape velocity.