# Escape Velocity

## Formula

- $v_{escape} = \sqrt{\frac{2Gm}{r}}$
- $G$ is the universal gravitational constant (see gravity)
- $m$ is the mass of the object
- $r$ is the distance to the object

- $v_{escape} = \sqrt{\frac{2Gm}{r}}$
- $G$ is the universal gravitational constant (see gravity)
- $m$ is the mass of the object
- $r$ is the distance to the object