# Physics: Astronauts and space

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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 ...

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the temperature in deep space is close to absolute zero,which presents thermal challenges for the astronauts who do space walks.propose a design for the clothing of the astronauts that will be most suitable for the thermal environment in space.defend the selections in your ...

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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?

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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...

### 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...

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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 ...

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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. ...

### 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?

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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...

### ELA Reading

Which detail supports the main idea that microgravity weakens astronauts' bones? A) astronauts grow 1-3 inches taller B) Astronauts' legs become thins and sticklike C) astronauts lose 10 percent of their bone tissue after several months without gravity D) astronauts get used ...

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Explain how an object can orbit a planet & why astronauts float around in the orbiting space shuttle

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

### 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 ...

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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 ...

### 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?

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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 ...

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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?

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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?

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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?

### space car

design a car for astronauts to drve in outer space

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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 ...

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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.]

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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 ...

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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.

### 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?

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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?

### Science

How do astronauts fix things in a space station?

### Science HELLLP!!

How do astronauts fix parts in space?

### 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 ...

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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.] ...

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the astronauts can live for long periods of time in a space station? my answers is yes.

### 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???

### 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?

### 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?

### 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.

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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 ...

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Astronauts who are working outside the space shuttle require an audio speaker in their helmets because ________. PLEASE HELP!!!!!!

### 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 ...

### 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...

### 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?

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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 ...

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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 ...

### 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 ...

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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. ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

### 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 ...

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Many people mistakenly believe that the astronauts that orbit the Earth are "above gravity". Calculate g for space-shuttle territory, 206 kilometers above the Earth's surface. Earth's mass is 6e24 kg, and its radius is 6.38e6 m (6380 km). Your answer is what percentage of 9.8 ...

### English

Astronauts are learned, taught to survive in space. I think learned? ?

### 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).

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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...

### 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 ...

### Science

What do astronauts take to space/what materials do they need and use? Plz help ASAP i cant find enough information and i need 40 bulletpoints by tomorrow!

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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...

### Science

Compare an astronauts weight in orbit with the astronauts weight on Earth, assuming the mass of the astronaut doesn't change.

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Compare an astronauts weight in orbit with the astronauts weight on Earth, assuming the mass of the astronaut doesn't change.

### 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 ...

### 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 ...

### AP physics

Astronauts who spend long periods in outer space could be adversely affected by weightlessness. One way to stimulate gravity is to shape the spaceship like a cylindrical shell that walking on the inside surface. Explain how this simulates gravity. Consider (a) how object fall...

### AP physics

Astronauts who spend long periods in outer space could be adversely affected by weightlessness. One way to stimulate gravity is to shape the spaceship like a cylindrical shell that walking on the inside surface. Explain how this simulates gravity. Consider (a) how object fall...

### 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 ...

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At a time when mining asteroids has become feasible, astronauts have connected a line between their 3140-kg space tug and a 5050-kg asteroid. They pull on the asteroid with a force of 589 N. Initially the tug and the asteroid are at rest, 504 m apart. How much time does it ...

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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 ...

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Station Math Two station astronauts will each perform two 8-hour EVAs within 13 days to repair a damaged solar panel that was impacted by a micrometeoroid on the space station. What is the total amount of oxygen needed by the two astronauts to accomplish this? Please put your ...

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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 ...

### 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.

### 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.

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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...

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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...

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At a time when mining asteroids has become feasible, astronauts have connected a line between their 3580-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, 400 m apart...

### 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 ...

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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 ...

### 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...

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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...

### 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...

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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...

### 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...

### 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...

### 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...

### 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 ...

### 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...

### 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?

### 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...

### science

a crew of astronauts leaves earth on a Monday , lands on the moon on a Thursday. they and on the side of the moon facing away from the earth. on what day would the astronauts be able to see earth from the moon, explain

### Math

Dylan plants grass in a rectangle space behind the clump house.nthe area of the space was 70 ft. If the length of the space is 14 ft. What's the width of the space