Posted by **falcon306** on Sunday, July 17, 2011 at 8:08pm.

How much force does an 88 kg astronaut exert on his chair while sitting at rest on the launch pad?

Answer: 860N

Now the question: How much force does the astronaut exert on his chair while accelerating straight up at 14 m/s^2?

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