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Physics: Astronauts and space
When out in space in International Space Station (ISS), Astronauts experience weightlessness. The ISS’s orbit is 354 km (that is 3.54 x 105 m) above the surface of the earth.The distance separating the center of the earth from the center of the ISS is then approximately equal ...
April 19, 2010 by HELP ME!!

physics
Two Astronauts A and B are working in the space shuttle in the space.Suddenly the hammer falls from the hands of astranaut in space. who will hear most sound,Astranonaut A or B .and why?
March 15, 2011 by christina

Physics
Futurists project large space stations which would rotate so as to use centripetal acceleration to simulate gravity. The outer wall of the rotating space station would become a floor for the astronauts, and centripetal acceleration supplied by the floor would allow astronauts ...
June 8, 2014 by Anonymous

physics
Two astronauts, each having a mass of 89.0 kg, are connected by a 10.0 m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, moving in circles around the point halfway between them at a speed of 5.60 m/s. Treating the astronauts as particles, calculate each of the following.
July 15, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
Two astronauts, each having a mass of 61.9 kg, are connected by a 14.7 m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, orbiting their center of mass at speeds of 5.57 m/s. Calculate the magnitude of the initial angular momentum of the system by treating the astronauts ...
March 27, 2013 by Celeste

Sience
video clips from the International Space Station, the astronauts are seen floating around as if there is no force of gravity holding them to the floor. The truth is that the space station is orbiting Earth at a height of only about 175 kilometers above the surface. While this ...
August 20, 2010 by Anonymous

physics
Two astronauts, each having a mass of 78.5 kg, are connected by a 10.0-m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, moving in circles around the point halfway between them at a speed of 5.50 m/s. Treating the astronauts as particles, calculate each of the following...
December 1, 2012 by heather

Physics (very long question)
Two astronauts (Fig. P8.68), each having a mass of 84.0 kg, are connected by a 10.0 m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, moving in circles around the point halfway betwen them at a speed of 5.80 m/s. Treating the astronauts as particles, calculate each of the...
November 18, 2010 by Anonymous

science
When astronauts travel into space, they can still see Earth and the moon. why is this possible? A. The sun shines in the windows of their space vehicle. B. They view earth and moon through a telescope. C. The sun's light reflects off earth and the moon. D. The astronauts look ...
March 27, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
Astronauts who spend long periods in outer space could be adversely affected by weightlessness. One way to simulate gravity is to shape the spaceship like a cylindrical shell that rotates, with the astronauts walking on the inside surface. Explain how this simulates gravity. ...
November 1, 2009 by Sasha

physics concept
An astronaut who is floating freely through space is seated upon a unicycle. He begins to pedal the unicycle “forward.” As he does so,what would the astronauts' motion be in space? Would he rotate in the opposite direction of the spinning wheel?
April 22, 2012 by Hannah

physics-rotational dynamics
Two astronauts, each having a mass of 75.0 kg, are connected by a 10.0 m rope of negligible mass. THey are isolated in space,orbiting their center of mass at speeds of 5.00 m/s. calculate A)magnitude of the angular momentum of the system by treating astronauts as particles and...
February 12, 2007 by cyndi

physics
Explain how an object can orbit a planet & why astronauts float around in the orbiting space shuttle
June 7, 2012 by deresse

Physics
Engineers are trying to create artificial "gravity" in a ringshaped space station by spinning it like a centrifuge. The ring is 170 m in radius. How quickly must the space station turn in order to give the astronauts inside it apparent weights equal to their real weights at ...
February 11, 2011 by M

physics
Engineers are trying to create artificial "gravity" in a ringshaped space station by spinning it like a centrifuge. The ring is 120 m in radius. How quickly must the space station turn in order to give the astronauts inside it apparent weights equal to their real weights at ...
March 15, 2011 by olga

Physics
Two astronauts, each having a mass M are connected by a length of rope of length d have a negligible mass. They are isolated in space, orbiting their center of mass at an angular speed of ù0. By pulling on the rope, one of the astronauts shortens the total distance between ...
November 14, 2012 by Alphonse

Physics
Engineers are trying to create artificial "gravity" in a ring-shaped space station by spinning it like a centrifuge. The ring is 100m in radius. How quickly must the space station turn in order to give the astronauts inside it weights equal to their weights at the earth's ...
November 27, 2011 by Hayli

Physics
Engineers are trying to create artificial "gravity" in a ring-shaped space station by spinning it like a centrifuge. The ring is 100m in radius. How quickly must the space station turn in order to give the astronauts inside it weights equal to their weights at the earth's ...
November 27, 2011 by Hayli

physics
As their booster rockets separate, Space Shuttle astronauts typically feel accelerations up to 3g, where g = 9.80 m/s2. In their training, astronauts ride in a device where they experience such an acceleration as a centripetal acceleration. Specifically, the astronaut is ...
February 17, 2011 by kia

physics
A couple of astronauts agree to rendezvous in space after hours. Their plan is to let gravity bring them together. She has a mass of 66.0 kg and he a mass of 72.0 kg, and they start from rest 25.0 m apart. 1)Find his initial acceleration. 2)Find her initial acceleration. 3)If ...
February 15, 2012 by HH

Physics
When out in space in International Space Station (ISS), Astronauts experience weightlessness. The ISS’s orbit is 354 km (that is 3.54 x 105 m) above the surface of the earth. The distance separating the center of the earth from the center of the ISS is then approximately equal...
September 8, 2011 by Elisabeth

physics
An orbiting spacecraft is described not as a "zero-g" but rather as a "microgravity" environment for its occupants and for onboard experiments. Astronauts experience slight lurches due to the motions of equipment and other astronauts and due to venting of materials from the ...
August 10, 2012 by Ben

AP physics
suppose that the surface (radius=r) of the space station is rotating at 35.8 m/s. what must be the value of r for the astronauts to weigh one-half their earth weight?
October 29, 2010 by Leah- PLEASE HELP!!! :)

physics
Suppose that three astronauts outside a spaceship decide to play catch. All the astronauts weigh the same on Earth and are equally strong. The first astronaut throws the second astronaut toward the third one and the game begins. Describe the motion of the astronauts as the ...
August 17, 2010 by Anonymous

Physics
Suppose the surface (radius = r) of the space station in the figure is rotating at 38.6 m/s. What must be the value of r for the astronauts to weigh one-half of their earth-weight?
November 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
Suppose the surface (radius = r) of the space station in the figure is rotating at 38.6 m/s. What must be the value of r for the astronauts to weigh one-half of their earth-weight?
November 7, 2012 by Don

Physics
Suppose the surface (radius = r) of the space station in the figure is rotating at 38.6 m/s. What must be the value of r for the astronauts to weigh one-half of their earth-weight?
November 8, 2012 by Donald

space car
design a car for astronauts to drve in outer space
January 26, 2011 by alex

physics
Our muscles atrophy when there is no gravitational force. On long space flights this is a problem, which is why astronauts exercise. On very long space flights it might be advisable to simulate gravity. Your space ship is a long cylinder of radius 100 m that spins about its ...
July 29, 2013 by Steven

Physics
A space station is shaped like a ring and rotates to simulate gravity. If the radius of the space station is 120 m, at what frequency must it rotate so that it simulates Earth's gravity? [Hint: The apparent weight of the astronauts must be the same as their weight on Earth.]
March 6, 2010 by Max

statistics
space shuttle astronauts each consume an average of 3000 calories per day. one meal normally consists of a main dish, a vegetable dish, and 2 different desserts. the astronauts can choose from 11 man dishes, 8 vegetable dishes, and 12 desserts. how many different meals are ...
November 9, 2011 by kerri

Physics
Suppose the surface (radius = r) of a cylindrical space station is rotating at 29.1 m/s to provide artificial gravity. What must be the value of r for the astronauts to weigh 1/3 of their earth weight? Don't know how to start please help.
October 20, 2014 by S

8th grade math
on a recent space shuttle mission the astronauts traveled 105,000 miles during the first 3 days of their mission. this distance was 5/8 of the total distance they would travel. what was the total distance the astronauts would travel?
September 9, 2014 by taylor

physics
during space flight, astronauts often refer to forces as multiples of the force of gravity on earth's surface. what does a force of 5g mean to an astronaut?
January 16, 2010 by kendra

Science
How do astronauts fix things in a space station?
August 14, 2009 by Jessica

Science HELLLP!!
How do astronauts fix parts in space?
August 14, 2009 by Jessica

PHYSICS HELP
A couple of astronauts agree to rendezvous in space after hours. Their plan is to let gravity bring them together. She has a mass of 66.0 kg and he a mass of 72.0 kg, and they start from rest 25.0 m apart. A)Find his initial acceleration. i put 7.68* 10^-12 m/s^2 B)Find her ...
February 16, 2012 by Gina

physics
A space station is shaped like a ring and rotates to simulate gravity. If the radius of the space station is 150 m, at what frequency must it rotate so that it simulates Earth's gravity? [Hint: The apparent weight of the astronauts must be the same as their weight on Earth.] ...
March 13, 2010 by jade

science
the astronauts can live for long periods of time in a space station? my answers is yes.
February 28, 2014 by Anonymous

earth
how would eath's gravity effect you in space??? At what altitude does the Earth's gravity no longer have an effect on the astronauts or the space shuttle???
April 19, 2010 by kelle

Physics
Two astronauts, one of mass 61 kg and the other 82 kg, are initially at rest in outer space. They then push each other apart. How far apart are they when the lighter astronaut has moved 12 m?
November 21, 2009 by Anonymous

Physics
Two astronauts, one of mass 61 kg and the other 82 kg, are initially at rest in outer space. They then push each other apart. How far apart are they when the lighter astronaut has moved 12 m?
November 22, 2009 by Anonymous

english part 1
Which of the following best expresses the writer's main idea in “Single Room, Earth View”? A. Space exploration leads to human progress. B. Space travel offers a unique view of Earth. C. Astronauts are highly trained scientists. D. Pollution is endangering Earth.
February 13, 2014 by Wahab

phy
As their booster rockets separate, Space Shuttle astronauts typically feel accelerations up to 3g, where g = 9.80 m/s2. In their training, astronauts ride in a device where they experience such an acceleration as a centripetal acceleration. Specifically, the astronaut is ...
February 17, 2011 by kia

Physics
When out in space in International Space Station (ISS), Astronauts experience weightlessness. The ISS’s orbit is 354 km (that is 3.54 x 105 m) above the surface of the earth (You can get more educational NASA resources from: The distance separating the center of the earth from...
September 8, 2011 by Ronda

Exploring Space
Why do astronauts appear to float when they aboard the ISS station and experience 90% of earth's gravitational pull? Is it because of the freefall?
March 15, 2010 by Sara

Physics
You are explaining why astronauts feel weightless while orbiting in the space shuttle. Your friends respond that they thought gravity was just a lot weaker up there. Convince them and yourself that it isn't so by calculating the acceleration of gravity 562 km above the Earth's...
October 4, 2009 by Jen

science
an astronaut on a space walk bumps the shuttle and starts moving away at a velocity of 0.02m/s. The astronauts mass is 100kg. He has takesa 1kr "safety week" and shoves it away in exactly the direction of his motion at a speed of 6m/s. what speed does the astronaut move back ...
September 25, 2013 by trisha

science
An astronaut on a space walk bumps the shuttle and starts moving away at a velocity of 0.02m/s. The astronauts mass is 100kg. He has takes a 1kg "safety week" and shoves it away in exactly the direction of his motion at a speed of 6m/s. What speed does the astronaut move back ...
September 26, 2013 by Trisha

Science
An astronaut on a space walk bumps the shuttle and starts moving away at a velocity of 0.02m/s. The astronauts mass is 100kg. He has takes a 1kg "safety week" and shoves it away in exactly the direction of his motion at a speed of 6m/s. What speed does the astronaut move back ...
October 1, 2013 by Please help me.

physics
Two astronaut, as shown in the figure, each having a mass of 62.0 kg, are connected by a 12.00 m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, moving in circles around the point halfway between them at a speed of 5.00 m/s. Treating the astronauts as particles, calculate...
November 11, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
Two astronaut, as shown in the figure, each having a mass of 62.0 kg, are connected by a 12.00 m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, moving in circles around the point halfway between them at a speed of 5.00 m/s. Treating the astronauts as particles, calculate...
November 11, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
Two astronaut, as shown in the figure, each having a mass of 62.0 kg, are connected by a 12.00 m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, moving in circles around the point halfway between them at a speed of 5.00 m/s. Treating the astronauts as particles, calculate...
November 11, 2012 by Anonymous

physics
Astronauts in space cannot weigh themselves by standing on a bathroom scale. Instead, they determine their mass by oscillating on a large spring. Supppose an astronaut attaches one end of a large spring to her belt and the other end to a hook on the wall of the space capsule. ...
March 31, 2014 by Hannah

physics
You are explaining to friends why astronauts feel weightless orbiting in the space shuttle, and they respond that they thought gravity was just a lot weaker up there. Convince them and yourself that it isn't so by calculating how much weaker gravity is at h = 330 km above the ...
October 12, 2009 by Elizabeth

physics
You are explaining to friends why astronauts feel weightless orbiting in the space shuttle, and they respond that they thought gravity was just a lot weaker up there. Convince them and yourself that it isn't so by calculating how much weaker gravity is at h = 330 km above the ...
October 12, 2009 by Elizabeth

physics
You have probably seen films of astronauts floating weightless in orbiting satellites. People often get the idea that the astronauts are weightless because they are so far from the gravity of the earth. Let us see if that explanation is correct. Typically, such satellites ...
November 8, 2010 by steph

Physics
You have probably seen films of astronauts floating weightless in orbiting satellites. People often get the idea that the astronauts are weightless because they are so far from the gravity of the earth. Let us see if that explanation is correct. Typically, such satellites ...
November 10, 2010 by Carmen

English
Astronauts are learned, taught to survive in space. I think learned? ?
December 4, 2014 by Kelly

PHYSICS HEELLPPP!!
Many people mistakenly believe that the astronauts who orbit the Earth are "above gravity." Calculate g for space shuttle territory, 225 kilometers above the Earth's surface (dashed line in sketch). Earth's mass is 6 1024 kg, and its radius is 6.38 106 m (6380 km).
February 20, 2012 by JARED

Physics
Many people mistakenly believe that the astronauts who orbit the Earth are "above gravity." Calculate g for space shuttle territory, 290 kilometers above the Earth's surface (dashed line in sketch). Earth's mass is 6 1024 kg, and its radius is 6.38 106 m (6380 km). 1.)in m/s^2...
October 5, 2013 by Alfonso

physics HELPP!!!!!!!
Two astronaut, as shown in the figure, each having a mass of 88.0 kg, are connected by a 10.00 m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, moving in circles around the point halfway between them at a speed of 6.00 m/s. By pulling on the rope, the astronauts shorten...
November 14, 2012 by anon

Physics
You are explaining why astronauts feel weightless while orbiting in the space shuttle. Your friends respond that they thought gravity was just a lot weaker up there. Convince them and yourself that it isn't so by calculating the acceleration of gravity 248 km above the Earth's...
July 8, 2012 by Dan

Science
Compare an astronauts weight in orbit with the astronauts weight on Earth, assuming the mass of the astronaut doesn't change.
March 28, 2011 by Janice

Science
Compare an astronauts weight in orbit with the astronauts weight on Earth, assuming the mass of the astronaut doesn't change.
March 28, 2011 by Janice

Physics Number 3 (Online w/ no teacher)
Many people mistakenly believe that the astronauts that orbit the Earth are “above gravity.” Calculate g for space-shuttle territory, 200 kilometers above the Earth’s surface. Earths’ mass is 6 X 10 to the 24th and its radius is 6.38 X 10 to the 6th (6380 km). Your answer is ...
October 27, 2008 by Katie

Physics- spring constant
Astronauts are in space so there is no gravity, but they wish to weight themselves. The spring constant is 265 N/m. The question shows a graph; the y is the position in meters while the x is the seconds. I do not wish for an answer, but the way in which i'm supposed to tackle ...
November 11, 2014 by Chris

physics
At a time when mining asteroids has become feasible, astronauts have connected a line between their 3740-kg space tug and a 6500-kg asteroid. They pull on the asteroid with a force of 470 N. Initially the tug and the asteroid are at rest, 480 m apart. How much time does it ...
March 1, 2011 by lizz

Physics
If astronauts could travel at v=0.89c, we on Earth would say it takes (4.20/0.890)=4.72 years to reach Alpha Centauri, 4.20 light years away. The astronaut would disagree. (a) How much time passes on the astronaut's clocks? (b) What is the distance to Alpha Centauri according ...
May 2, 2012 by LUMBA

Physics
Outside the International Sapce Station, a 60 kg astronaut holding a 4.0 kg object (both initially at rest) throws the object at 10 m/s relative to the space station. A 50 kg astronaut, initially at rest, catches the object. What is the speed of the separation of the two ...
June 18, 2009 by Rio

Astronomy 1010
The International Space Station orbits approximately 350 km above the Earth's surface. (The Earth's radius is 6,378 km.) Are the astronauts beyond the pull of Earth's gravity? Explain your reasoning.
January 17, 2012 by Frank

Astronomy 1010
The International Space Station orbits approximately 350 km above the Earth's surface. (The Earth's radius is 6,378 km.) Are the astronauts beyond the pull of Earth's gravity? Explain your reasoning.
January 17, 2012 by Frank

physics
At a time when mining asteroids has become feasible, astronauts have connected a line between their 3640 kg space tug and a 6500 kg asteroid. Using their ship's engine, they pull on the asteroid with a force of 490 N. Initially the tug and the asteroid are at rest, 500 m apart...
November 1, 2010 by phillip

Physics
At a time when mining asteroids has become feasible, astronauts have connected a line between their 3360-kg space tug and a 6300-kg asteroid. Using their ship's engine, they pull on the asteroid with a force of 490 N. Initially the tug and the asteroid are at rest, 430 m apart...
September 30, 2014 by Bonmoun

physics
In designing rotating space stations to provide for artificial-gravity environments, one of the constraints that must be considered is motion sickness. Studies have shown that the negative effects of motion sickness begin to appear when the rotational motion is faster than ...
December 19, 2010 by jessica

physics
In designing rotating space stations to provide for artificial-gravity environments, one of the constraints that must be considered is motion sickness. Studies have shown that the negative effects of motion sickness begin to appear when the rotational motion is faster than ...
November 7, 2012 by Anonymous

Physics
At a time when mining asteroids has become feasible, astronauts have connected a line between their 3400 kg space tug and a 6000 kg asteroid. Using their ship's engine, they pull on the asteroid with a force of 490 N. Initially the tug and the asteroid are at rest, 420 m apart...
September 2, 2008 by Lisa

Physics
At a time when mining asteroids has become feasible, astronauts have connected a line between their 3760-kg space tug and a 6100-kg asteroid. Using their ship's engine, they pull on the asteroid with a force of 490 N. Initially the tug and the asteroid are at rest, 490 m apart...
October 3, 2010 by Xavier

Physics
At a time when mining asteroids has become feasible, astronauts have connected a line between their 3760-kg space tug and a 6100-kg asteroid. Using their ship's engine, they pull on the asteroid with a force of 490 N. Initially the tug and the asteroid are at rest, 490 m apart...
October 3, 2010 by Xavier

Physics
A 160 kg astronaut (including space suit) acquires a speed of 2.20 m/s by pushing off with his legs from an 1950 kg space capsule. What is the change in speed of the space capsule? As the reference frame, use the position of the space capsule before the push. If the push lasts...
October 26, 2010 by Nikohl

Physics
A 160 kg astronaut (including space suit) acquires a speed of 2.20 m/s by pushing off with his legs from an 1950 kg space capsule. What is the change in speed of the space capsule? As the reference frame, use the position of the space capsule before the push. If the push lasts...
October 26, 2010 by Nikohl

Physics
A 120 kg astronaut (including space suit) acquires a speed of 3.00 m/s by pushing off with his legs from an 1900 kg space capsule. What is the change in speed of the space capsule? As the reference frame, use the position of the space capsule before the push. if the push lasts...
November 17, 2010 by Linda

College Physics
In designing rotating space stations to provide for artificial-gravity environments, one of the constraints that must be considered is motion sickness. Studies have shown that the negative effects of motion sickness begin to appear when the rotational motion is faster than ...
October 2, 2010 by Dawn

PLEASE HELP-PHYSICS HW
A 130 kg astronaut (including space suit) acquires a speed of 2.80 m/s by pushing off with his legs from an 2000 kg space capsule. What is the change in speed of the space capsule? As the reference frame, use the position of the space capsule before the push. If the push lasts...
November 20, 2011 by m

physcis
Two astronaut, as shown in the figure, each having a mass of 62.0 kg, are connected by a 12.00 m rope of negligible mass. They are isolated in space, moving in circles around the point halfway between them at a speed of 5.00 m/s. Treating the astronauts as particles, calculate...
November 12, 2012 by Anonymous

Chem
An air purifiction system involving litium hydroxide, LiOH, was used. LiOH absorbs carbon dioxide. 2LiOH(s) + CO2(g) <---> Li2CO3(s) + H2O(l) Use Le Chatelier's principle to explain why the amount of time astronauts can spend in a space-craft is limited?
July 25, 2009 by Lena

english
please organize these into a paragraph ;astronaauts supposed to rest for eight hours, but too excited to rest ;astronauts easily hopped high because moon has less gravity than earth ;opened spaceship door 61/2 hours after landing ;brought back to earth some moon rocks and soil...
August 5, 2012 by Taylor

Science and acrostic poems
HI! I'm making an acrostic poem about Apollo Eleven for my science class. I need help making one, so can someone give me a word for some of the letters?....(mostly the E's) A (astronauts) P O (outer space) L L (landing) O E L E V E N
May 27, 2008 by Steve

English
I forgot to include the following sentences. Thank you vy much for your help. 1) The station orbits earth 16 times a day so he saw a sunrise evey 90 minutes. He also carried out some important experiments and took a lot of photos. 2) Actually, he lost his camera in space when ...
April 13, 2011 by Mike1

Physics (please help)
An astronaut is performing a space walk outside the International Space Station. The total mass of astronaut with her space suit and all lher gear is 127 kg. A small leak develps in her pulsion system and 5.84 g of gas are ejected each second into space with a speed of 754 m/s...
March 3, 2011 by Abigail

Physics (please help!!!!)
An astronaut is performing a space walk outside the International Space Station. The total mass of astronaut with her space suit and all lher gear is 127 kg. A small leak develps in her pulsion system and 5.84 g of gas are ejected each second into space with a speed of 754 m/s...
March 3, 2011 by Abigail

Physics
How do you calculate the earth's gravitational pull on astronauts?
January 19, 2012 by Harmon

Physics
A 170 kg astronaut (including space suit) acquires a speed of 2.75 m/s by pushing off with his legs from a 2400 kg space capsule. What is the average change in speed in meters/second of the space capsule?
July 12, 2013 by Ryan

LAL
(E)Essential and (NON)nonessential clauses check if these are right. do any sentence need commas? thx 1. the explorers whom i most admire are astronauts. (E) 2. one man who made space travel possible was Robert.(E) 3.goddard who tested many rockets helped develop liquid fuel...
May 6, 2010 by Sara!

Algebra II -Please help
Assign each letter and a blank space to a number as shown by the alphabet table. 0=_ 1=A 2=B 3=C 4=D 5=E 6=F 7=G 8=H 9=I 10=J 11=K 12=L 13=M 14=N 15=O 16=P 17=Q 18=R 19=S 20=T 21=U 22=V 23=W 24=X 25=Y 26=Z use matrix [1 -2] -3 7 and encode the phrase "One Question to go" o=15 ...
April 7, 2014 by Cassie

Calculus / a bit of physics
explain why a scalar equation of the line exists in 2-D space, but not in 3-D space.
May 17, 2012 by j

science
The pull of gravity keeps the Moon in orbit around Earth. The distance between the Earth and Moon is about 380,000 kilometers. A crew of astronauts leaves Earth on a Monday and lands on the Moon on a Thursday. They land on the side of the Moon facing away from the Earth. On ...
February 2, 2012 by Bryan

Physics
When the space shuttle (mass of the shuttle = 2 x10^6 kg) was at the outer limit of Earth's atmosphere (distance = 350 km above Earth's surface), astronauts measured the gravitational force from Earth to be equal to 1.7 x 10^7 newtons. Assuming that both Earth and the shuttle ...
May 20, 2012 by Leila

physics
The Space Shuttle astronauts use a massing chair to measure their mass. The chair is attached to a spring and is free to oscillate back and forth. The frequency of the oscillation is measured and that is used to calculate the total mass m attached to the spring. If the spring ...
September 5, 2007 by stephanie

p``
At a time when mining asteroids has become feasible, astronauts have connected a line between their 3640 kg space tug and a 6500 kg asteroid. Using their ship's engine, they pull on the asteroid with a force of 490 N. Initially the tug and the asteroid are at rest, 500 m apart...
November 1, 2010 by megan

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