Physics
posted by Celeste .
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 as particles.
Answer in units of kg m2
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