February 21, 2017

Homework Help: PHYSICS

Posted by maybo on Saturday, November 1, 2008 at 7:42pm.

Junes Verne in 1865 suggested sending people to the Moon by firing a space capsule from a 255 m long cannon with a launch speed of 11.42 km/s. What would have been the unrealistically large acceleration experienced by the space travelers during launch?
Compare your answer with the free-fall acceleration 9.80 m/s2

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