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A 58-kg astronaut inside a 9-m-long space capsule of mass 550 kg is floating weightlessly on one end of the capsule. He kicks off the wall at a velocity of 3.6 m/s toward the other end of the capsule. How long does it take the astronaut to reach the far wall?

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