The minimum energy will be the amount of work to lift it 200 km = 2 x 10^5 m plus the amount of kinetic energy we are giving it. (v = 8.0 x 10^3 m/s). ALWAYS convert your units!Originally Posted byCelia

So:

= 33960000 J = 34 x 10^6 J = 34 MJ.

-Dan