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Posted by Joe on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 4:17pm.

Although astronauts appear weightless, they are not. They only appear weightless because they are in free fall. If a 79 kg astronaut is orbiting Earth with an orbital radius of 5.31107 m, determine how much the astronaut would weigh. Earth's mass is 5.974 1024 kg.

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