A 61.3 kg astronaut is on a space walk when the tether line to the shuttle breaks. The astronaut is able to throw a 11.0 kg oxygen tank in a direction away from the shuttle with a speed of 10.6

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  1. Physics

    An unfortunate astronaut loses his grip during a spacewalk and finds himself floating away from the space station, carrying only a rope and a bag of tools. First he tries to throw a rope to his fellow astronaut, but the rope is too short. In a last ditch

  2. Physics

    The weight of an astronaut plus his space suit on the Moon is only 270 N. A. How much do they weigh on Earth, in Newtons, assuming the acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1.67m/s^2= 1584is this right? B. What is the mass of the astronaut and his

  3. AP physics 1

    an astronaut on a space walk discovers that this jet pack has no longer works, leaving him stranded 50m from the space-craft. If the jet pack is removable, explain how the astronaut can still use it to return to the ship?

  4. Physics

    An astronaut in his space suit and with a propulsion unit (empty of its gas propellant) strapped to his back has a mass of 146 kg. The astronaut begins a space walk at rest, with a completely filled propulsion unit. During the space walk, the unit ejects

  5. Physics

    A 64.3 kg astronaut is on a space walk when the tether line to the shuttle breaks. The astronaut is able to throw a 10.0 kg oxygen tank in a direction away from the shuttle with a speed of 11.9 m/s, propelling the astronaut back to the shuttle. Assuming

  6. physics

    The space shuttle has a mass of 2.0 × 106 kg. At lift-off the engines generate an upward force of 30 × 106 N. a. What is the weight of the shuttle? b. What is the acceleration of the shuttle when launched? c. The average acceleration of the shuttle

  7. Physics 1

    An astronaut in her space suit has a total mass of m1 = 76.9 kg, including suit and oxygen tank. Her tether line loses its attachment to her spacecraft while she's on a spacewalk. Initially at rest with respect to her spacecraft, she throws her oxygen tank

  8. Physics

    A 97kg astronaut and a 1100kg satellite are at rest relative to the space shuttle. The astronaut pushes on the satellite, giving it a speed of 0.13m/s directly away from the shuttle. Seven and a half seconds later the astronaut comes into contact with the

  9. Science

    During a space shuttle landing, a parachute deploys from the back of the shuttle as it taxis down the runway. In addition to the speed brake, the parachute helps the shuttle come to a complete stop. How does the parachute help during this process? A. It

  10. 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,

  11. Physics

    The space shuttle has a weight 2.00 x 10^7 N. The shuttle is accelerated upward at a rate of 5.50 m/s^2. What is the mass of the shuttle? What is the thrust (force) of the combined engines? What is the magnitude of the net force applied to the space

  12. Velocity and Displacement

    The Space Shuttle travels at a speed of about 7.60 103 m/s. The blink of an astronaut's eye lasts about 120 ms. How many football fields (length = 91.4 m) does the Shuttle cover in the blink of an eye?

  13. Physics

    An astronaut is taking a space walk near the shuttle when her safety tether breaks. What should the astronaut do to get back to the shuttle? Answer: Take a tool from her tool belt and throw it away from the shuttle. Next Question:Assuming that the

  14. Engineering/Physics

    The space shuttle fleet was designed with two booster stages. If the first stage provides a thrust of 5.25 ​Mega-newtons and the space shuttle has a mass of 4,530,000 ​pound-mass, what is the acceleration of the spacecraft in miles per hour​ squared?

  15. Math

    An observer 2.5 miles from the launch pad of a space shuttle measures the angle of elevation to the base of the shuttle to be 25 degrees soon after lift off. How high is the shuttle at that instant? (Assume that the shuttle is still moving vertically)

  16. Physics (been trying all day)

    A 62.6 kg astronaut is on a space walk when the tether line to the shuttle breaks. The astronaut is able to throw a 11.0 kg oxygen tank in a direction away from the shuttle with a speed of 13.3 m/s, propelling the astronaut back to the shuttle. Assuming

  17. Physics

    An open train car moves with speed 11.3 m/s on a flat frictionless railroad track, with no engine pulling the car. It begins to rain. The rain falls straight down and begins to fill the train car. The speed of the car 1. increases. 2. decreases. 3. stays

  18. Science

    What was one benefit of the space shuttle? It could land on the moon. It was reusable. It permanently orbited Earth. Only one astronaut could fit inside.

  19. PHYSICS

    An astronaut of mass 78.0 kg is taking a space walk to work on the International Space Station. Because of a malfunction with the booster rockets on his spacesuit, he finds himself drifting away from the station with a constant speed of 0.500 m/s. With the

  20. physics

    The Space Shuttle travels at a speed of about 5.45 x 103 m/s. The blink of an astronaut's eye lasts about 111 ms. How many football fields (length = 91.4 m) does the Space Shuttle cover in the blink of an eye?

  21. physics

    The earth exerts a downward force of 850 N on a veteran astronaut as he works outside the space shuttle. What force (if any) does the astronaut exert on the earth?

  22. Math

    An observer 2.5 miles from the launch pad of a space shuttle measures the angle of elevation to the base of the shuttle to be 25 degrees soon after lift off. How high is the shuttle at that instant? (Assume that the shuttle is still moving vertically)

  23. physics

    the solid fuel rocket boosters used to launch the space shuttle are able to lift the shuttle 45 kilometers above earths surface. During the 2.00 min that the boosters operate, the shuttle accelerates from rest to a speed of nearly 7.50 x 10^2 m/s. What is

  24. Math 8th Grade Please help

    The radius of Earth is 6,371 kilometers. A space shuttle orbits 315 kilometers above the surface of Earth. The space shuttle completes 240° of a revolution around Earth in one hour. What is the average speed of the space shuttle? Choose the closest

  25. Physics help please

    The space shuttle orbits at a distance of 335 km above the surface of the Earth. What is the gravitational force (in N) on a 1.0 kg sphere inside the space shuttle. Assume that the mass of the Earth is 5.98x1024 kg and the radius of the Earth is 6370 km

  26. 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

  27. 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

  28. 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,

  29. Physics

    In a simulation on earth, an astronaut in his space suit climbs up a vertical ladder. On the moon, the same astronaut makes the same climb. In which case does the gravitational potential energy of the astronaut change by a greater amount?

  30. calculus (gr 12)

    The forward motion of a space shuttle, t seconds after touchdown, is described by s(t) = 189t − t^3 , where " is measured in metres. a) What is the velocity of the shuttle at touchdown? b) How much time is required for the shuttle to stop completely? c)

  31. physics

    A 61.3 kg astronaut is on a space walk when the tether line to the shuttle breaks. The astronaut is able to throw a 11.0 kg oxygen tank in a direction away from the shuttle with a speed of 10.6 m/s, propelling the astronaut back to the shuttle. Assuming

  32. physics

    A 88-kg astronaut and a 1200-kg satellite are at rest relative to the space shuttle. The astronaut pushes on the satellite, giving it a speed of 0.25m/s directly away from the shuttle. Seven-and-a-half seconds later the astronaut comes into contact with

  33. physics

    A 82-kg astronaut and a 1300-kg satellite are at rest relative to the space shuttle. The astronaut pushes on the satellite, giving it a speed of 0.24 m/s directly away from the shuttle. Seven-and-a-half seconds later the astronaut comes into contact with

  34. College Physics

    An astronaut of mass 84.0 kg is taking a space walk to work on the International Space Station. Because of a malfunction with the booster rockets on his spacesuit, he finds himself drifting away from the station with a constant speed of 0.570 m/s. With the

  35. physics

    The Earth’s radius is about 6380 km. The space shuttle is orbiting about 275.0 km above Earth’s surface. If the average speed of the space shuttle is 23500 km/h, find the time required for it to circle Earth.

  36. Physics

    A 64.7 kg astronaut is on a space walk away from the shuttle when her tether line breaks. She is able to throw her 14.1 kg oxygen tank away from the shuttle with a speed of 7.45m/s to propel herself back to the shuttle. Assuming that she starts from rest

  37. Physical science

    An astronaut on a space walk bumps the shuttle and starts moving away at a velocity of 0.02m/s. The astronaut's mass is 100kg. He takes a 1kg "safety weight" and shoves it away in exactly the direction of his motion at a speed of 6m/s. at what speed does

  38. Physical science

    An astronaut on a space walk bumps the shuttle and starts moving away at a velocity of 0.02m/s. The astronaut's mass is 100kg. He takes a 1kg "safety weight" and shoves it away in exactly the direction of his motion at a speed of 6m/s. at what speed does

  39. physics

    A 94- astronaut and a 1200- satellite are at rest relative to the space shuttle. The astronaut pushes on the satellite, giving it a speed of 0.25 directly away from the shuttle. Seven-and-a-half seconds later the astronaut comes into contact with the

  40. Physics

    A 90 kg astronaut and a 1100 kg satellite are at rest relative to the space shuttle. The astronaut pushes on the satellite, giving it a speed of 0.24 m/s directly away from the shuttle. Seven-and-a-half seconds later the astronaut comes into contact with

  41. Physics

    A 95 kg astronaut and a 1500 kg satellite are at rest relative to the space shuttle. The astronaut pushes on the satellite, giving it a speed of 0.15 m/s directly away from the shuttle. Seven-and-a-half seconds later the astronaut comes into contact with

  42. 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

  43. 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

  44. 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

  45. Physics

    A(n) 57.3 kg astronaut becomes separated from the shuttle, while on a space walk. She finds herself 54.3 m away from the shuttle and moving with zero speed relative to the shuttle. She has a(n) 0.697 kg camera in her hand and decides to get back to the

  46. physics

    An 80.9 kg astronaut is taking a space walk to work on the engines of his ship, which is drifting through space with a constant velocity. The astronaut, wishing to get a better view of the Universe, pushes against the ship and much later finds himself 30.3

  47. science

    Suppose you are an astronaut making a spacewalk outside the space shuttle. In your excitement about your walk,you use up all the gas in your reaction jet. How do you get back to the shuttle

  48. physics

    A 92kg astronaut and a 1.2E3kg satellite are at rest relative to the space shuttle. The astronaut pushes on the satellite, giving a speed of 0.14m/s directly away from the shuttle. Seven and a half seconds later the astronaut comes into contact with the

  49. Physics

    space shuttle travels at about 7.4581x10^3 m/s. An astronaut takes about 1.5933x10^2 ms to blink an eye. How far does the space shuttle travel in that time, expressed to 4 significant figures?

  50. 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

  51. 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

  52. Physics

    The Space Shuttle travels at a speed of about 9.11 x 103 m/s. The blink of an astronaut's eye lasts about 93.4 ms. How many football fields (length = 91.4 m) does the Space Shuttle cover in the blink of an eye?

  53. Physics

    The Space Shuttle travels at a speed of about 5.05 x 103 m/s. The blink of an astronaut's eye lasts about 93.5 ms. How many football fields (length = 91.4 m) does the Space Shuttle cover in the blink of an eye?

  54. physics

    The Space Shuttle travels at a speed of about 5.05 x 103 m/s. The blink of an astronaut's eye lasts about 94.4 ms. How many football fields (length = 91.4 m) does the Space Shuttle cover in the blink of an eye?

  55. Grammar (Ms. Sue)

    Rewrite the sentences below that contain errors in pronoun-antecedent agreement. If a sentence is correct, write "correct." 1. Max is learning skills that you need to be an astronaut. 2. Some of my friends wrote to NASA in his spare time to find out how to

  56. Physical science question 2

    I am definitely lost on this problem. Can someone help me out? A(n) 51.3 kg astronaut becomes separated from the shuttle, while on a spacewalk. She finds herself 50.3 m away from the shuttle and moving with zero speed relative to the shuttle. She has a(n)

  57. physics

    An astronaut in his space suit and with a propulsion unit (empty of its gas propellant) strapped to his back has a mass of 146 kg. The astronaut begins a space walk at rest, with a completely filled propulsion unit. During the space walk, the unit ejects

  58. Physics

    An astronaut is at rest 1.0 m away from his shuttle when his jet malfunctions and his hand-held radio dies. unable to reach his shuttle to return to safety, a) what can the astronaut do to get himself back to his ship? b) Which of Newton's three laws would

  59. College Physics 1401

    The Space Shuttle travels at a speed of about 7.60 103 m/s. The blink of an astronaut's eye lasts about 100 ms. How many football fields (length = 91.4 m) does the Shuttle cover in the blink of an eye?

  60. physics

    The Space Shuttle travels at a speed of about 7.88E+3 m/s. The blink of an astronaut's eye lasts about 107 ms. How many football fields (length = 91.4 m) does the Shuttle cover in the blink of an eye?

  61. math

    25. The Great Pyramids weigh 6x10^9 kilograms. The Space Shuttle weighs 2x10^6 kilograms. How many times heavier are the Pyramids than the Space Shuttle? A.The Pyramids are 3 times heavier than the space shuttle. B.The pyramids are 30 times heavier than

  62. physics

    Right after clearing the launch tower, the space shuttle is accelerating upward at 6 m/s/s. Calculate the net force on an 80 kg astronaut during this acceleration and the force that the seat must exert on the astronaut during this acceleration.

  63. help! physics

    Right after clearing the launch tower, the space shuttle is accelerating upward at 6 m/s/s. Calculate the net force on an 80 kg astronaut during this acceleration and the force that the seat must exert on the astronaut during this acceleration.

  64. Math

    Radius of earth 3,959 miles Space shuttle orbits 200 miles above earths Surface Space shuttle completes 220 degrees of a Revolution around earth in one day What is the average speed of the space Shuttle

  65. Math

    Radius of earth 3,959 miles Space shuttle orbits 200 miles above earths Surface Space shuttle completes 220 degrees of a Revolution around earth in one day What is the average speed of the space Shuttle

  66. Physics 20

    Astronauts in orbit appear to be 'weightless'.Suppose an astronaut with a mass of 154 KG including gear is in orbit in the space shuttle, a distance of 222 km above the Earth;s surface.Taking the Earth's radius to be 6371km, and its mass to be 5.97 X

  67. Physics

    An unfortunate astronaut loses his grip during a spacewalk and finds himself floating away from the space station, carrying only a rope and a bag of tools. First he tries to throw a rope to his fellow astronaut, but the rope is too short. In a last ditch

  68. Science

    If an astronaut with a tool belt accidentally pushed off from the shuttle, how could the tools in the belt be used to return the astronaut to the shuttle?

  69. Physics

    What is the maximum total force exerted on a 78 kg astronaut by her seat during the launch of the Space Shuttle?

  70. Physics

    What is the maximum total force exerted on a 71 kg astronaut by her seat during the launch of the Space Shuttle?

  71. Physics

    A 115 kg astronaut on a space walk pushes against her space capsule that has mass 2250 kg. The astronaut accelerates 1.50 m/s2, 0°. (a) Find the force exerted on the astronaut. (b) Find the force exerted on the capsule. (c) Find the acceleration of the

  72. Physics

    The space shuttle is in a 3e+5 m high orbit over the earth. The radius of the earth is 6.37e+6 m, the mass of the earth is 5.98e+24 kg. What is the distance from the center of the earth to the space shuttle? I don't know whether I would double the radius

  73. physics

    An astronaut comes loose while outside the spacecraft and finds himself floating away from the spacecraft with only a big bag of tools. In desperation, the astronaut throws his bag of tools in the direction of his motion (away from the space station). The

  74. Algebra

    the space shuttle does one full orbit every 90 minutes and the earth is 25,000 miles around. What is the apparent speed of the space shuttle?

  75. Physics

    The space shuttle is in a 150km-high circular orbit. It needs to reach a 560km-high circular orbit to catch the Hubble Space Telescope for repairs. The shuttle's mass is 7.00×10^4kg. How much energy is required to boost it to the new orbit? In the

  76. physics

    . The space shuttle typically orbits 400 km above the earth's surface. The earth has a mass of 5.98 × 1024 kg and a radius of 6,380 km. A) How much would a 2000 kg part for the space station weigh when it has been lifted to that orbit in the shuttle's

  77. Physics

    The space shuttle typically orbits 400 km above the earth's surface. The earth has a mass of 5.98 × 1024 kg and a radius of 6,380 km. A) How much would a 2000 kg part for the space station weigh when it has been lifted to that orbit in the shuttle's cargo

  78. Physics

    How would I approach this problem? What formula would I use to answer each part? Thank you in advance for any guidance... As part of the launch of the space shuttle, solid-rocket boosters (SRBs) first take it to an altitude of 45.0 km while they accelerate

  79. Physical science

    the space shuttle typically orbits 400 km above the earth's surface.the earth hass a mass of 5.98*10 to the 24 squared kg and a raduis of 6,380 km.A)how much would a 2000 kg part form the space station weight when it has been lifted to that orbit in the

  80. physics

    A 1.2 kg tether ball is hit so that it circles the pole with an angular speed of 3 radians/s. The length of the tether is 2m. What is the angle measured from the tether to the vertical pole?

  81. 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

  82. 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

  83. physics

    An astronaut in her space suit has a total mass of m1 = 69.7 kg, including suit and oxygen tank. Her tether line loses its attachment to her spacecraft while she's on a spacewalk. Initially at rest with respect to her spacecraft, she throws her oxygen tank

  84. science

    When a space shuttle was launched, the astronauts on board experienced an acceleration of 19.0 m/s2. If one of the astronauts had a mass of 60.0 kg, what net force in newton’s did the astronaut experience? Be sure to include your units.

  85. Physics (Help Please)

    An astronaut of mass 84.0 kg is taking a space walk to work on the International Space Station. Because of a malfunction with the booster rockets on his spacesuit, he finds himself drifting away from the station with a constant speed of 0.570 m/s. With the

  86. Physics

    An engine of the orbital maneuvering system (OMS) on a space shuttle exerts a force of for 3.90 s, exhausting a negligible mass of fuel relative to the 95,000-kg mass of the shuttle. (a) What is the impulse of the force for this 3.90 s? (b) What is the

  87. Physics

    Lieutenant Wharf, of mass 98.3 kg, is outside the space shuttlecraft Enigma trying to repair a broken warp engine nacelle. He finds he has drifted away from the shuttle while carelessly daydreaming. Miraculously, a stray photon torpedo casing (mass 2,020

  88. Physics

    An astronaut in outer space pushes himself away from his spaceship. About how far does the astronaut go before stopping? What does the astronaut have to do to stop himself?

  89. PHYSICS PLEASE HELP

    An astronaut in his space suit and with a propulsion unit (empty of its gas propellant) strapped to his back has a mass of 134 kg. During a space-walk, the unit, which has been completely filled with propellant gas, ejects some gas with a velocity of +32

  90. Physics 1 - Mechanics

    You are making a trip in a space shuttle, and your friend Jimmy is in another space shuttle. He shares the same circular orbit with you, which is 420 km above the Earth, but he is 21 km ahead of you. (a) How long will it take you to catch up with your

  91. physics

    The weight of an astronaut plus his space suit on the Moon is only 270 N. A. How much do they weigh on Earth, in Newtons, assuming the acceleration due to gravity on the moon is 1.67m/s^2= 1584is this right? B. What is the mass of the astronaut and his

  92. Physics

    Two objects x and y with a total mass od 2.5 x 10^3 kg are joined together in outer space and are at rest. An astronaut in a space shuttle presses a button that is explosive and separates the two objects from each other. X moves to the right with a

  93. physics

    The Earth’s radius is about 6380 km. The space shuttle is orbiting about 300.1 km above Earth’s surface. If the average speed of the space shuttle is 25700 km/h, find the time required for it to circle Earth. Answer in units of h

  94. PHSC

    In a simulation on earth,an astronaut in his space suit climbs up a vertical ladder.On the moon,the same astronaut makes the same climb.In which case does the gravitational potential energy of the astronaut change by a greater amount?

  95. calculus (gr 12)

    The forward motion of a space shuttle, t seconds after touchdown, is described by s(t) = 189t − t^3 , where " is measured in metres. a) What is the velocity of the shuttle at touchdown? b) How much time is required for the shuttle to stop completely? c)

  96. calculus (gr 12)

    The forward motion of a space shuttle, t seconds after touchdown, is described by s(t) = 189t − t^3 , where " is measured in metres. a) What is the velocity of the shuttle at touchdown? b) How much time is required for the shuttle to stop completely? c)

  97. Grade 12 Calculus

    The forward motion of a space shuttle, t seconds after touchdown, is described by s(t) = 189t − t^3 , where " is measured in metres. a) What is the velocity of the shuttle at touchdown? b) How much time is required for the shuttle to stop completely? c)

  98. calculus

    6. The forward motion of a space shuttle, t seconds after touchdown, is described by s(t) = 189t − t^3 , where " is measured in metres. a) What is the velocity of the shuttle at touchdown? b) How much time is required for the shuttle to stop completely?

  99. Grade 12 Calculus

    6. The forward motion of a space shuttle, t seconds after touchdown, is described by s(t) = 189t − t^3 , where " is measured in metres. a) What is the velocity of the shuttle at touchdown? b) How much time is required for the shuttle to stop completely?

  100. Physics - Second Law Question

    the space shuttle engines cause an upward force of 3 x 10 ^5 N to act on the shuttle. gravity pulls down on the shuttle with a force of 1.96 x 10^5 N. what is the net force on the shuttle? what is the direction of the net force?

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