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Rocket Launch Facility

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Nasa has rocket launching facilities in Wallops Island Virginia and at Cape Canaveral in Florida. Which of the following statements regarding the facilities is TRUE?

A

The angular velocity of the Cape Canaveral facility is greater than Wallop's Island

B

The angular velocity of the cape Canaveral facility is less than Wallop's Island

C

Both facilities have the same tangential velocity.

D

The tangential velocity of the Cape Canaveral facility is greater than Wallop's Island

E

The tangential velocity of the cape Canaveral facility is less than Wallop's Island