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

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  1. physics

    A space station, in the form of a wheel 110 m in diameter, rotates to provide an "artificial gravity" of 3.00 m/s2 for persons who walk around on the inner wall of the outer rim. Find the rate of rotation of the wheel (in revolutions per minute) that will

  2. 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

  3. Physics

    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.

  4. Physics

    To create artificial gravity, the space station shown in the drawing is rotating at a rate of 1.60 rpm. The radii of the cylindrically shaped chambers have the ratio rA/rB = 3.00. Each chamber A simulates an acceleration due to gravity of 9.60 m/s2. Find

  5. 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

  6. science

    suppose you are an astronaut making a space walk outside your space station when your jet pack runs out of fuel. How can you use your EMPTY jet pack to get you back to the station?

  7. university physics

    It is proposed that future space stations create an artificial gravity by rotating. Suppose a space station in constructed as a 1170.0 m diameter cylinder that rotates about its axis. The inside surface is the deck of the space station. What rotation

  8. calculus

    As a hardworking student, plagued by too much homework, you spend all night doing math homework. By 6am, you imagine yourself to be a region bounded by y=5x2 x=0 x=3 y=0 As you grow more and more tired, the world begins to spin around you. However,

  9. math

    Find the probability of spinning each of the following. /content/media/680582-592012-85319-AM-284858430.png 1. P(7) (1 point) 1/7 1/8 3/8 7/8 2. P(not 7) (1 point) 1/7 1/8 5/8 7/8 3. P(a multiple of 2) (1 point) 0.25 0.5 0.625 0.75 4. P(a factor of 12) (1

  10. Phyics

    A 56 kg astronaut stands on a bathroom scale inside a rotating circular space station. The radius is 250 m and the bathroom scale reads 42 kg At what speed does the space station does the floor rotate

  11. Chem

    Your spaceship has docked at a space station above Mars. The temperature inside the space station is a carefully controlled 24 ∘C at a pressure of 745 mmHg. A balloon with a volume of 414 mL drifts into the airlock where the temperature is -95 ∘C and

  12. physics

    To create artificial gravity, the space station is rotating at a rate of 1.00 rpm.the radii of the cylindrically shaped chambers have a ratio ra/rb that equals 4.00. each chamber A simulates an acceleration due to gravity of 10.0m/s^2. find values for a)ra

  13. 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

  14. earth

    Six artificial satellites complete one circular orbit around a space station in the same amount of time. Each satellite has mass m and radius of orbit L. The satellites fire rockets that provide the force needed to maintain a circular orbit around the

  15. physics

    The International Space Station, launched in November 1998, makes 15.65 revolutions around the earth each day in a circular orbit. Apply Newton's second law to the space station and find its height (in kilometers) above the earth's surface.

  16. math

    the international space station orbits 350 km above earth's surface. earth's radius is about 6370 km.use the pythagorean theorem to find the distance from the space station to earth's horizon.

  17. Physics

    How can gravity be simulated in an orbiting space station? 1)aped like a bicycle wheel 2)Spin two pods connected by a cable 3)Rotate a cylinder to create centrifugal force as viewed by a person on the inside of the curved outer wall 4)All of the above

  18. Physics

    Artificial gravity. One way to create artificial gravity in a space station is to spin it. If a cylindrical space station 325 m in diameter is to spin about its central axis, at how many revolutions per minute (rpm) must it turn so that the outermost

  19. physics

    A 2130-kg space station orbits Earth at an altitude of 455 km. Find the magnitude of the force with which the space station attracts Earth. The mass and mean radius of Earth are 5.98 × 1024 kg and 6370 km, respectively

  20. physics

    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

  21. Science

    Which of the following explains why objects in our solar system are in a spinning motion? A. The gravitational pull of the sun pushed objects into a spinning motion. B. The massive size of the sun made all other objects in space spin fast. C. Gravity

  22. Physics

    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

  23. Physics

    I have a question about the International Space Station-Its been orbiting earth at 350km-If the radius of the earth is 6,370 km, what is the period of orbit for the Space Station? Secondly, if it was moved to a geosynchronous orbit, what would the new

  24. math

    The position function of a spaceship is below and the coordinates of a space station are (8, 5, 11). The captain wants the spaceship to coast into the space station. When should the engines be turned off? r(t) = (5+t)i + (3+ln(t))j + (9 - 4/(t^2) +1

  25. Chemistry

    Your space ship has docked at a space station above Mars. The temperature inside the space station is a carefully controlled 24oC at a pressure of 689 mm Hg. A balloon with a volume of 426 ml drifts into the airlock where the temperature is -88oC and the

  26. chemistry

    Your spaceship has docked at a space station above Mars. The temperature inside the space station is a carefully controlled 24 ∘C at a pressure of 745 mmHg . A balloon with a volume of 475 mL drifts into the airlock where the temperature is -89 ∘C and

  27. 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

  28. physics

    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

  29. Physics

    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

  30. Physics

    To create artificial gravity, the space station shown in the drawing is rotating at a rate of 0.600 rpm. The radii of the cylindrically shaped chambers have the ratio rA/rB = 3.00. Each chamber A simulates an acceleration due to gravity of 5.10 m/s2. Find

  31. Physics

    To create artificial gravity, the space station shown in the drawing is rotating at a rate of 0.85 rpm. The radii of the cylindrically shaped chambers have the ratio rA/rB = 3.85. Each chamber A simulates an acceleration due to gravity of 10.0 m/s2. (a)

  32. Physics

    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

  33. Physics

    A team is chosen to design an orbiting space station that is shaped like a wheel 5o meters in diameter with is mass of 4*10^5 kg contained in the rim portion of the wheel. The space station will rotate at a rate such that a person working in the wheel will

  34. science

    Which of the following explains why objects in our solar system are in a spinning motion? A.The gravitational pull of the sun pushed objects into a spinning motion.

  35. 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

  36. Physic

    If a circular space station has on outside radius of 750Km, how fast must the space station rotate in order to give an astronaut with a mass of 90Kg an acceleration of 9.8m/s^2?

  37. math

    find the probability of spinning each of the following p (7) 1/7* 1/8 3/8 7/8 P(not 7) 1/7 1/8 5/8 7/8 P(a multiple of 2) 0.25 0.5 0.625 0.75 which event has the greatest likelihood spinning 7 spinning not 7 spinning a multiply of 2 spinning a factor of 12

  38. Geometry

    11-1 Lines that Intersect Circles 8. The International Space Station orbits Earth at an altitude of 240 miles. What is the distance from the space station to Earth's horizon to the nearest mile?

  39. physics

    You are explaining to a friend why the crew of the International Space Station feels weightless while orbiting the Earth. Your friend responds that he thought gravity was just a lot weaker up there. Show that it isn’t so by calculating the acceleration

  40. Chemistry

    Your space ship has docked at a space station above Mars. The temperature inside the space station is 24oC at a pressure of 745mmHg. A balloon with a volume of 425mL drifts into the airlock where the temperature is -95oC and the pressure is 0.115 atm. What

  41. Physics, Please Help

    A 2130-kg space station orbits Earth at an altitude of 455 km. Find the magnitude of the force with which the space station attracts Earth. The mass and mean radius of Earth are 5.98 × 1024 kg and 6370 km, respectively.

  42. Physics

    A 2130-kg space station orbits Earth at an altitude of 455 km. Find the magnitude of the force with which the space station attracts Earth. The mass and mean radius of Earth are 5.98 × 1024 kg and 6370 km,

  43. Physics

    A space station, in the form of a wheel 197 m in diameter, rotates to provide an “artificial gravity” of 2.5 m/s2 for persons who walk around on the inner wall of the outer rim. The rate of the wheel’s rotation in revolutions per minute that will

  44. 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

  45. physical

    calculate the force of gravity on a 1.2 x 10^5 kg space station at a distance of 3.5 x 10^5 m from earth's surface earth equal to 5.98 x 10^24 kg

  46. Astronomy

    The International Space Station generally operates in orbits at altitudes between 330-435 km above the Earth's surface. You have probably seen astronauts float about "weightless" up there in "zero-g." 1) If the Earth's gravity was zero at that altitude,

  47. Logarithmic Function

    A spacecraft is approaching a space station that is orbiting Earth. When the craft is 1000 km from the space station, reverse thrusters must be applied to begin braking. The time, t, in hours, required to reach a distance, d, in km, from the space station

  48. Physical Science

    The acceleration due to gravity is about 10 m/s2 at the Earth's surface. What is the acceleration due to gravity for a person on the space station orbiting 200 miles above the Earth's surface?

  49. physics

    A space station in the form of a large wheel, 173 m in diameter, rotates to provide an “ar- tificial gravity” of 6 . 6 m / s 2 for people located on the outer rim. Find the rotational frequency of the wheel

  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. Science

    An astronaut is walking in space and his jetpack runs out of fuel. How can he use his empty pack to get back to the space station?

  52. Physics

    the orbital period of the moon is 27.32 days. The international space station has an orbital period of 90 minutes. What is the mean distance between the center of the earth and the center of the international space station? moons orbital radius: 25,201

  53. History

    NASA, space shuttles, and the International Space Station are (a)all related to Cold War spy technology (b) joint scientific study and space exploration efforts (c) United States efforts to build anti missile defenses (d) belief in extraterrestrial life

  54. Physics

    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

  55. physics

    To create artificial gravity, the space station is rotating at a rate of 0.80 rpm. The radii of the cylindrically shaped chambers have the ratio rA/rB = 3.80. Each chamber A simulates an acceleration due to gravity of 10.0 m/s2.

  56. Physics

    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

  57. Physic

    A space station that does not rotate cannot simulate gravity for its occupants. A)True B)False From within a rotating reference frame, the centrifugal force simulates gravity. A)True B)False On a rotating station, a person at the center of the station, in

  58. physics

    A cylindrically shaped space station is rotating about the axis of the cylinder to create artificial gravity. The radius of the cylinder is 159 m. The moment of inertia of the station without people is 4.23 x 109 kg·m2. Suppose 299 people, with an average

  59. physics

    A cylinder with a radius of 15 km is built in space for use as a space station. This cylinder is rotating about its long axis to generate ‘artificial gravity’. When people walk on the inner surface of the spinning cylinder, the normal force between

  60. Science

    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

  61. Physics

    A space station is shaped like a ring and rotates to simulate gravity. If the radius of the space station is 140 m, at what frequency must it rotate so that it simulates Earth's gravity?

  62. 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

  63. physics

    what causes an object to experience an artificial gravitational acceleration in a rotating space station

  64. 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

  65. 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

  66. sciecne

    A space station has the form of a hoop of radius R = 15 m, with mass M = 6000 kg. Initially its center of mass is not moving, but it is spinning slowly with angular speed ù0 = 0.0018 radians/s.Then a small package of mass m = 5 kg is thrown by a

  67. 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

  68. Physics

    Circular motion: Not sure if I did this right. I need to find the speed that a spaceship needs to rotate to create an artificial gravity of 9.8m/s^2 (at feet) r=10m a=V^2/r 9.8=v^2/r root of(9.8*10)=v v=9.9m/s is this close?

  69. physics

    A space station Radar locates sattelites A and B at a certain moment: A_0=(a_1,0,1^3), B_0=(0,b_2,b_3) the space station is located at (0,0,0) and the sattelites moves with a uniform velocity related to the space station: v_A=(V_A,0,0), v_B=(V_B,V_B,0)

  70. 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

  71. Phsics

    an astronaut, mass 119 kg including spacesuit pushes off from the international space station with a velocity of 2.7 m/s. What is the speed of the Space station in the opposite direction

  72. Physics

    The International Space Station is 370 km above the Earth's surface (Re = 6378 km, Me = 5.98 x 10^24 kg). What is the linear velocity of the space station in m/s

  73. Physics-Please help

    I have a question about the International Space Station-Its been orbiting earth at 350km-If the radius of the earth is 6,370 km, what is the period of orbit for the Space Station? Secondly, if it was moved to a geosynchronous orbit, what would the new

  74. As Physics

    Use the equations below: P=mv Ek=1/2mv^2 1) During a docking manoeuvre, a supply pod of mass 4000kg accidentally collides with a small space station of mass 100,000 kg, at a relative velocity of 2.00ms-1. The pod attaches to the station. You can assume

  75. Physics

    If a space station must "provide one sixth the magnitude of the acceleration due to gravity on Earth" Can I use 9.81ms^-2/6 or is that too simple? Thanks.

  76. Physics

    A space station is designed so that people can walk on the inside of the outer wall and feel their normal weight. The station is to be 750 m in diameter. What is the period of the station's rotation?

  77. Science/Physics

    An astronaut is about 20 m from her space station when the rocket thrusters run out of fuel. If she is carrying a few tools and can remove the rocket thruster, what should she do to get back to the space station? Explain reasoning.

  78. Science

    Why doesn't the space station fall toward the earth, instead of remaining in space? a) It is beyond the earth's gravitational pull. B) The earth's gravity is balanced out by the attraction of the sun and other planets. C) Centrifugal force keeps it up. D)

  79. 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

  80. Physics

    Ann, Sam and you take a trip to the orbiting International Space Station, bringing along a hula hoop that is 1.02 m in diameter (= 2R) and has a mass Mh = 2.0 kg. You are watching from a viewport while Sam and Ann go outside for a (space) walk. You see

  81. Science

    Karen is studying types of spacecraft. Which of these spacecraft can people use to travel to and from orbits close to Earth? A)space probe B)space shuttle C)space station D)space telescope I think the answer is C.

  82. physics

    An astronaut, mass 128.2 kg including spacesuit, pushes off from the International Space Station (mass 110 tons) with a speed of 1.2 m/s. What is the speed of the Space station in the opposite direction? Use 2 s f. for your answer

  83. science

    If you were an astronaut making a space walk outside your space station when your jet pack runs out of fuel. How can you use your empty jet pack to get back to the station?

  84. 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

  85. 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

  86. 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

  87. math

    The space station is going 17500 mph as it orbits the earth. How long will it take to orbit 1 time if the earths diameter is 7926 miles and the space station orbits at 240 miles above the earth.

  88. Algebra

    Zemo, Orb, Yuko, and Sam are friends who live on neighboring space stations of the planet Krayon. They commute to school every day by space shuttle. Orb's space station is one half as far from Krayon as Zemo's space station. Yuko travels as far as the

  89. physics

    the space shuttle typically orbits 400 km above the earths surface. The earth has a mass of 5.98 * 10^24 kg and a radius of 6380km. A) How much would a 2000 kg part for the space station weigh when it has been lifted to that orbit in the shuttles cargo

  90. Physics

    MD Robotics is the company that built the Canadarm for the International Space Station. Engineers (including a friend of Mr. Meyer) are working on a way to use the arm to launch small satellites. The idea is to attach a launch pad (1200 kg) to the hand

  91. 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.

  92. 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.

  93. cal

    As a hardworking student, plagued by too much homework, you spend all night doing math homework. By 6am, you imagine yourself to be a region bounded by y=5x2 x=0 x=3 y=0 As you grow more and more tired, the world begins to spin around you. However,

  94. Science

    So is the reason why scientists don’t like to use the word artificial because artificial receptors or anything else artificial does the same exact job as something natural so scientists belive it shouldn’t need a distinction?

  95. Physics

    You have been sent in a small spacecraft to rendezvous with a space station that is in a low circular Earth orbit, say, with a radius of 6,720 km, approximately that of the orbit of the International Space Station. Due to mishandling of units by a

  96. Physics

    Al the astronaut has a weight of 1600 N when he is standing on the surface of earth. What is the force of gravity action on him when he is in space station orbiting earth at a distance of four earth radii from the center of the earth?

  97. science

    Which statement about gravity is written as a law? * 1 point A The reason gravity works is because masses bend time and space. B The effect of gravity on plants might be reduced if certain minerals are added to the soil. C The force of gravity between two

  98. 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???

  99. 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

  100. Reading

    Check my answers please. 2. In "Life Without Gravity," the author provides many ideas and details about living in microgravity. What do you consider the most important idea in "Life Without Gravity"? In an essay, describe the idea you think is most

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