
A rocket engine on a spacecraft of total mass 10,000kg ejected 1.4kg of hot gases every second at an average discontinuous speed of 240ms1. 1 What was the force on the spacecraft? 2 What was the acceleration of the spacecraft? 3If the engines were used

The Apollo spacecrafts were launched toward the moon using the Saturn rocket, the most powerful rocket available. Each rocket had five engines producing a total of 3.34 x 10 to the 7thX of force to launch the 2.77 x 10 to the 6 kg spacecraft toward the

A rocket has put your spacecraft in a circular orbit around Earth at an altitude of 350 km. Calculate the force due to gravitational between the Earth and the spacecraft in N if the mass of the spacecraft is 2450 kg.

A Titan IV rocket has put your spacecraft in a circular orbit around Earth at an altitude of 230 km. Calculate the force due to gravitational attraction between the Earth and the spacecraft in N if the mass of the spacecraft is 2300 kg.

A spacecraft of mass is first brought into an orbit around the earth. The earth (together with the spacecraft) orbits the sun in a near circular orbit with radius ( is the mean distance between the earth and the sun; it is about 150 million km). (a) What


A 70.0kg astronaut pushes to the left on a spacecraft with a force in "gravityfree" space. The spacecraft has a total mass of 1.0 × 104 kg. During the push, the astronaut accelerates to the right with an acceleration of 0.36 m/s2. Determine the

The mass of a spacecraft is about 480 kg. An engine designed to increase the speed of the spacecraft while in outer space provides 0.09 N thrust at maximum power. By how much does the engine cause the craft's speed to change in 1 week of running at maximum

Model rocket engines are sized by thrust, thrust duration, and total impulse, among other characteristics. A size C5 model rocket engine has an average thrust of 5.26 N, a fuel mass of 12.7 g, and an initial mass of 25.5 g. The duration of its burn is 1.90

The radius of Earth is 3,959 miles. A spacecraft orbits 6 miles above the surface of Earth. The spacecraft completes 220° of a revolution around Earth in one day. What is the average speed of the spacecraft?

a spacecraft is traveling in space fa from any planets or stars. How much force is required to maintainthe spacecraft's speed?

A spacecraft of mass = 4673 kg with a speed 5.0 10 m/s approaches Saturn which is moving in the opposite direction with a speed 9.6 10 m/s. After interacting gravitationally with Saturn, the spacecraft swings around Saturn and heads off in the opposite

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

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

A 9800 kg rocket is travelling east along a horizontal fricitonless rail at a velocity of 11 m/s. The rocket is then accelerated uniformly to avelocity of 22 m/s in a time of 0.75 s by the expulsion of hot gases. What is the average force with which the

A spacecraft of mass m1 = 4673 kg with a speed v1i=5.0 ×103 m/s approaches Saturn which is moving in the opposite direction with a speed vs=9.6×103 m/s. After interacting gravitationally with Saturn, the spacecraft swings around Saturn and heads off in


A spacecraft of mass m1 = 2161 kg with a speed v1i=7.0 ×103 m/s approaches Saturn which is moving in the opposite direction with a speed vs=9.6×103 m/s. After interacting gravitationally with Saturn, the spacecraft swings around Saturn and heads off in

A 200.0 kg astronaut and equipment move with a velocity of 2.00 m/s toward an orbiting spacecraft. The astronaut will fire a 100.0 N rocket backpack to stop his motion relative to the spacecraft. (a) What acceleration is attained by the rocket backpack?

A 200.0 kg astronaut and equipment move with a velocity of 2.00 m/s toward an orbiting spacecraft. How long will the astronaut need to fire a 100.0 N rocket backpack to stop the motion relative to the spacecraft? 100*timefiring= mass*changevelocity

It is possible for the velocity of a rocket to be greater than the exhaust velocity of the gases it ejects. When that is the case, the gas velocity and momentum are in the same direction as the rocket's. How does the rocket still obtain thrust by ejecting

When a spacecraft travels from the Earth to the Moon, both the Earth and the Moon exert a gravitational force on the spacecraft. Eventually, the spacecraft reaches a point where the Moon's gravitational attraction overcomes the Earth's gravity. How far

A group of 4 rail cars with a total mass of 50,000kg moves at 3m/s at a stationary locomotives that has a mass of 10,000kg. What is the speed of the whole train after the cars connect with the locomotive? F=ma 50,000kg*3m/s= 150,000kg m/s 150,000kg m/s

A spaceship of mass m is located between two planets of masses M1 and M2; the distance between the two planets is L. Assume that L is much larger that the radius of either planet. What is the position of the spacecraft (given as a function of L, M1, and

A spacecraft of mass 2000kg, moves at a constant speed of 7800m.s in space. the main engine switched on for 10s during which time the exhaust gases travels at 10 000m.s. As a result of this, the craft travels at 8000m.s after 10s. Calculate the mass of

An astronaut of mass m in a spacecraft experiences a gravitational force F=mg when stationary on the launchpad. What is the gravitational force on the astronaut when the spacecraft is launched vertically upwards with an acceleration of 0.2g? A 1.2mg B mg C

a 300 kg astronaut and equipment move with a velocity of 2.oom/s toward an orbiting spacecraft. How long must the astronaut fire a 100N rocket backpack to stop the motion relative to the spacecraft?


A rocket of mass 1.0x10^3kg is being fired to a height of 5.0 x 10^3 m. The rocket engine shuts off when the rocket reaches a height of 1.0x10^3m, and the rocket coasts up to 5.0 x 10^3 m. A) What velocity must the rocket have at the 1.0x10^3 m point to

A spacecraft in the shape of a long cylinder has a length of 100 m, and its mass with occupants is 1770 kg. It has strayed too close to a black hole having a mass 109 times that of the Sun. The nose of the spacecraft points toward the black hole, and the

Missiles are fired towards the earth from a spacecraft. The missiles are moving with a speed of 0.8c with respect to the spacecraft. If the spacecraft itself has a speed of 0.3c with respect to Earth, how fast are the missiles observed to travel with

Missiles are fired towards the earth from a spacecraft. The missiles are moving with a speed of 0.8c with respect to the spacecraft. If the spacecraft itself has a speed of 0.3c with respect to Earth, how fast are the missiles observed to travel with

what work must a diesel engine in an 18,000kg truck do to increase its speed from 30.m/s to 40 m/s in 5.0s? what average force did the engine exert? what power was needed (in horsepower)

A solar sail is used to propel a spacecraft. It uses the pressure (force per unit area) of sunlight instead of wind. Assume the sail and its spacecraft have a mass of 245 kg. If the sail has an area of 62,500 m2 and achieves a velocity of 8.93 m/s in 12.0

A Saturn V rocket with an Apollo spacecraft attached has a combined mass of 2.1 105 kg and will reach a speed of 11.2 km/s. How much kinetic energy will it then have?

Please help me, thank you. A 100 kg astronaut is standing on the outside surface of a 4.50 x 10^4 kg spacecraft. The astronaut jumps away from the spacecraft at 8.00 m/s. What happens to the spacecraft?

i need help figuring out what formaula to use for finding the final velocity of a rocket. Model rocket engines are sized by thrust, thrust duration, and total impulse, among other characteristics. A size C5 model rocket engine has an average thrust of 5.26

His spacecraft, Vostok I, was a sphere about 2.3 m in diameter, and it reached a maximum altitude above Earth’s surface of 327 km. What was the spacecraft’s speed at this point in its orbit?


If a Saturn V rocket with an Apollo spacecraft attached has a combined mass of 2.6 105 kg and reached a speed of 11.2 km/s, how much kinetic energy would it then have? _____J

If a Saturn V rocket with an Apollo spacecraft attached has a combined mass of 2.6 105 kg and reached a speed of 11.2 km/s, how much kinetic energy would it then have? __________J

a small spacecraft of mass m is moving in a straight line at a speed of 8.00m/s.It suddenly breaks into pieces .one piece of mass m/3 moves of with a velocity of 2.00m/s at an angle of 30 degrees to the original motion.Calculate the velocity as a vector of

A spacecraft is traveling with a velocity of v0x = 5040 m/s along the +x direction. Two engines are turned on for a time of 801 s. One engine gives the spacecraft an acceleration in the +x direction of ax = 1.04 m/s2, while the other gives it an

A spacecraft is traveling with a velocity of v0x = 5690 m/s along the +x direction. Two engines are turned on for a time of 845 s. One engine gives the spacecraft an acceleration in the +x direction of ax = 1.35 m/s2, while the other gives it an

A spacecraft is traveling with a velocity of v0x = 6370 m/s along the +x direction. Two engines are turned on for a time of 843 s. One engine gives the spacecraft an acceleration in the +x direction of ax = 1.20 m/s2, while the other gives it an

Calculate the force of gravity on a spacecraft 19200 km (3 earth radii) above the Earth's surface if its mass is 1600 kg. Hint: At three earth radii from the surface of the Earth, the gravity force (weight) of the spacecraft will be reduced to (1/4)^2 =

Kang and Kodos orbit the Earth in a spaceship 20,000 km above Springfield.the period of their orbit (hours) is 11.8 and findthe speed (m/s) their spacecraft travels. b) Speed of spacecraft in meters per second m/s .

Kang and Kodos orbit the Earth in a spaceship 20,000 km above Springfield.the period of their orbit (hours) is 11.8 and findthe speed (m/s) their spacecraft travels. b) Speed of spacecraft in meters per second m/s .

When a spacecraft travels from Earth to the Moon, the gravitational force from Earth initially opposes this journey. Eventually, the spacecraft reaches a point where the Moon's gravitational attraction overcomes the Earth's gravity. How far from Earth must


A constant force of 2854 N acts on a spacecraft of mass 6100 kg that has an initial velocity of 32 m/s. How far has the spacecraft traveled when it reaches a velocity of 1170 m/s? I used: Vo=32 m/s, Vf=1170 m/s, F= 2854 N, and mass= 6100 kg I then solved

Question: A 62 kg astronaut floats outside a 3200 kg spacecraft. She's initially stationary with respect to the spacecraft. Then she pushes against the spacecraft and moves away at .50m/s to the left. I got an answer of .0096kg from doing 62*.50/3200 but

For a safe reentry into the Earth's atmosphere the pilots of a space capsule must reduce their speed from 2.6 104 m/s to 1.0 104 m/s. The rocket engine produces a backward force on the capsule of 1.7 105 N. The mass of the capsule is 3800 kg. For how long

a friend speeds by you in her spacecraft at a speed of 0.07c in the positive x direction. the spacecraft is measured in yout frame to be 5m long and 1.5 m high. 1) what will be the spacecraft's length and height at rest? 2)how many seconds would you say

A 6090kg space probe mobing nosefirst toward Jupiter at 105m/s relative to the Sun, fires its rocket engine ejecting 80 kg of exhaust at a speed of 253 m/s relative to the space probe. What is the final velocity of the probe? I should have gotten 108m/s

Consider a spacecraft that is to be launched from the Earth to the Moon. Calculate the minimum velocity needed for the spacecraft to just make it to the Moon’s surface. Ignore air drag from the Earth’s atmosphere. Hint: The spacecraft will not have

Consider a spacecraft that is to be launched from the Earth to the Moon. Calculate the minimum velocity needed for the spacecraft to just make it to the Moon’s surface. Ignore air drag from the Earth’s atmosphere. Hint: The spacecraft will not have

A spacecraft in the shape of a long cylinder has a length of 100 m, and its mass with occupants is 1660 kg. It has strayed too close to a black hole having a mass 103 times that of the Sun (Msun = 1.99 x 1030 kg). The nose of the spacecraft points toward

A spacecraft of mass 470 kg rests on the surface of an asteroid of radius 1400 m and mass 2.0*10^12. How much energy must be expended so that the spacecraft may rise to a height of 2800 m above the surface of the asteroid? Thanks.

A 95,000kg spaceship, moving at 0.34 m/s, wants to dock at a 75000kg satellite that is moving towards it. If the final speed to the joined spacecraft is 0.66 m/s, find the initial speed of the satellite.


A typical model rocket engine exerts an average force of 5 N on its exhaust gas. How much average thrust force does the gas exert on the engine and rocket?

A rocket whish is in deep space and initially at rest relative to an inertial reference frame, has a mass of 2.55 X 10^5 kg of which 1.81 X10^5 kg is fuel. The rocket engine is then fired for 250 s during which feul is consumed at the rate of 480 kg/s. The

A spacecraft is in an elliptical orbit around the earth. At the time t=0 hours, it is at its apogee (highest point), d=1000 km above the earth's surface. It is at its perigee (lowest point) d=100 km above the surface 50 minutes later. a. Assuming that d

A space capsule needs to have its speed inceased slightly to set it on course.A spaceship moves up slowly to the capsule, and makes contact with it.The spaceship's rocket engine is fired for 10s. The gases exert a forward force of 12000n on the spaceship

A spacecraft is in a circular orbit 150 kilometers above Earth. Once it attains the velocity needed to escape the Earth's gravity, the spacecraft will follow a parabolic path with the center of Earth as focus. Suppose the spacecraft reaches escape velocity

During the initial stage of launching a spacecraft vertically, the acceleration a(in m/s^2) is a=6t^2. Find the velocity in the spacecraft after 6 seconds.

What will eventually occur if in deep space an astronaut's wrench is outside the spacecraft moving with the same velocity as the spacecraft?

on the surface of earth, a spacecraft has a mass of 2.00x10^4 kilograms. What is the mass of the spacecraft at a distance of one earth radius above earths surface?

Consider a NASA spacecraft in a circular orbit 440 km above the surface of Mars. What is the spacecraft's orbital period in hours?

A rocket engine consumes 450 kg of fuel per minute. If the exhaust speed of the ejected fuel is 5.2 km/s, what is the thrust of the rocket?


Consider a spacecraft whose engines cause it to accelerate at 5.0 m/s2. (a) What would be the spacecraft’s acceleration at a later time if half its fuel has been used up? (b) What assumptions have you made in order to answer (a)?

A 7710kg rocket is set for vertical firing from the earth's surface. If the exhaust speed is 1350 m/s, how much gas must be ejected each second in order for the thrust to be equal to the weight of the rocket? How much gas must be ejected each second to

A spacecraft of mass 3.5 x 102kg was moving at 1.5 x 102ms1 when its motor, operating at 8.4 x 102 kW fired for 5.0s Find the new velocity acquired by the spacecraft I don't know how to find the new velocity i found the work Power = w/t 840 x 5 = W 4200J

I'm doing a project concerning space travel to Mars, and I need some help with calculations. This is the description of the assignment: After completing Assignment 1 we realized that our small spacecraft needs to travel at over 7 km/s to keep orbiting

Light travels about 1 mile in 0.000005. If a spacecraft could travel at this speed,it would travel almost 0.000001 miles in 5 seconds. About how far would this spacecraft travel in 50 seconds?

A rocket with mass of 60,000 kg is placed on a launching platform verticlly. its engine is started and the rocket gives out gas at rate of 50kgs^1 with a speed of 5000ms^1 a) calculate the up trust force caused by the gas. b) can the rocket be launched

A rocket was launched and it now has an acceleration of 3m pers second squared upwards.the mass of the rocket is 5000kg.calculate the net force acting on the rocket and the upthrust exerted by the exhaust gases on the rocket.

Identify the force that propels a rocket. 1)The rocket is propelled by the reaction force of the exhaust gasses bouncing off the air molecules outside the rocket. 2)The rocket is propelled because the action force of the rocket on the exhaust gases is

Identify the force that propels a rocket. 1)The rocket is propelled by the reaction force of the exhaust gasses bouncing off the air molecules outside the rocket. 2)The rocket is propelled because the action force of the rocket on the exhaust gases is

A spark plug fires before the gases in a cylinder are fully compressed. How will the engine be affected? A. The engine will get better gas mileage as less fuel is burned during each cycle. B. There will be fewer pollutants as the fuel has more time to


A spark plug fires before the gases in a cylinder are fully compressed. How will the engine be affected? A. The engine will get better gas mileage as less fuel is burned during each cycle. B. There will be fewer pollutants as the fuel has more time to

A spark plug fires before the gases in a cylinder are fully compressed. How will the engine be affected? A. The engine will get better gas mileage as less fuel is burned during each cycle. B. There will be fewer pollutants as the fuel has more time to

A spacecraft is on a journey to the moon. At what point, as measured from the center of the earth, does the gravitational force exerted on the spacecraft by the earth balance that exerted by the moon? This point lies on a line between the centers of the

A catapult launches a rocket at an angle of 56.9° above the horizontal with an initial speed of 100 m/s. The rocket engine immediately starts a burn, and for 3.25 s the rocket moves along its initial line of motion with an acceleration of 28.1 m/s2. Then

A spark plug fires before the gases in a cylinder are fully compressed. How will the engine be affected? A. The engine will get better gas mileage as less fuel is burned during each cycle. B. There will be fewer pollutants as the fuel has more time to

A spacecraft is on a journey to the moon. At what point, as measured from the center of the earth, does the gravitational force exerted on the spacecraft by the earth balance that exerted by the moon? This point lies on a line between the centers of the

A spacecraft is on a journey to the moon. At what point, as measured from the center of the earth, does the gravitational force exerted on the spacecraft by the earth balance that exerted by the moon? This point lies on a line between the centers of the

A spacecraft of mass m is first brought into an orbit around the earth. The earth (together with the spacecraft) orbits the sun in a near circular orbit with radius R (R is the mean distance between the earth and the sun; it is about 150 million km). (a)

A spacecraft in orbit around the moon measures its altitude by reflecting a pulsed 10Mz radio signal from the surface. If the spacecraft is 10km high what is the time between the emission of the pulse and the detection of the echo?

Light travels about 1 mile in 0.000005 seconds. if a spacecraft could travel at this speed, it would travel almost 10*6 miles in 5 seconds. About how far would this spacecraft travel in 50 seconds?


Vesta, a minor planet in the Asteriod Belt between Mars and Jupiter, has a mean radius of 525 km and mass of 2.59 X 10^20 kg. The Dawn Spacecraft (m = 1240 kg) orbited Vesta in 2011 & 2012. How much energy did the spacecraft expend going from the 2750 km

As early as 1938, the use of NaOH was suggested as a means of removing CO2 from the cabin of a spacecraft according to the following reaction : NaOH+CO2 > Na2CO3 + H2O. If the average human body discharges 925. 0 g of CO2 per day how many moles of NaOH

A rocket is fired vertically with an upward acceleration of 30 m/s2. After 20 s, the engine shuts off and the rocket then continues rising (while in freefall). The rocket eventually stops rising and then falls back to the ground. (a) What is the highest

Help Please. A 100 kg astronaut is standing on the outside surface of a 4.50 x 10^4 kgspacecraft. The astronaut jumps away from the spacecraft at 8.00 m/s. What happens to the spacecraft?

A rocket of total mass 2580 kg is traveling in outer space with a velocity of 111 m/s. To alter its course by 32.0 degrees, its rockets can be fired briefly in a direction perpendicular to its original motion. If the rocket gases are expelled at a speed of

1. a fully loaded rocket has a mass of 2.92x10^6kg. It's engines has a thrust of 3.34x10^7N a)what is the downward force of gravity of the rocket at blast off? b)what is the unbalanced force on the rocket at blast off? c)what is the accleration of the

A small rocket weighs 14.7 newtons. The rocket is fired from a high platform but it's engine fails to burn properly. The rocket gains total upward force if only 10.2 newtons. At what rate and in what direction is the rocket accelerated?

A catapult launches a rocket at an angle of 47.5° above the horizontal with an initial speed of 109 m/s. The rocket engine immediately starts a burn, and for 2.49 s the rocket moves along its initial line of motion with an acceleration of 30 m/s2. Then

A typical model rocket has a mass of 50 g. Similarly, a typical "class C" model rocket engine can produce a total impulse of 10 Newtonseconds. We usually launch model rockets vertically, but if I instead launched this rocket horizontally, how fast would

The MAVEN spacecraft, a NASA mission that is studying the Martian atmosphere, launched from Cape Canaveral in November 2013 on an Atlas V rocket. The rocket burns about 280,000 kg of fuel over 4 minutes (you can assume dm/dt is constant over that interval)


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

Suppose you are an astronaut spacewalking outside your spacecraft to repair a broken part. In fixing the part, you have drifted several meters from your spacecraft. You are now at rest and are still holding a bag filled with tools. How could you return to

Couple of questions. Why does the earth keep moving? The engine of a rocket applies a continual force to push the rocket along. When the engine stops what will happen? I think the rocket will stop acceleration You need to be aware of the concept of

A spacecraft approaching the earth launches an exploration vehicle. After the launch, an observer on earth sees the spacecraft approaching at a speed of 0.74c and the exploration vehicle approaching at a speed of 0.98c. What is the speed of the exploration

A rocket of mass 5000kg is launched vertically upwards into the sky at an acceleration of 2om/s. The magnitude of the force due to gravity on the rocket is 49000 N calculate the magnitude and diretion of the force of the rocket's engine.