A mechanism on Earth used to shoot down geosynchronous satellites that house laser-based weapons is
finally perfected and propels golf balls at 0.94c.
a) How far will a detector riding with the golf ball initially measure the distance to the satellite?
[Geosynchronous satellites are placed 3.58x104
km above the surface of the Earth.]
b) How much time will it take the golf ball to make the journey to the satellite in the Earth’s frame?
How much time will it take in the golf ball’s frame?

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@Jemurray3
do I use length contraction on this? if so , how?

so L0 would be 3.58x10^4 ?

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