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Homework Help: Physics

Posted by Brian on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at 8:18pm.

A small spaceship whose mass is 1.5x10^3 kg (include-ing an astronaut) is drifting in outer space with negligible gravitational forces acting on it. If the astronaut turns on a 10 kW laser beam, what speed will the ship attain in 1.0 day because of the momentum carried away by the beam?

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