On a spacecraft two engines fire for a time of 589 s. One gives the craft an acceleration in the x direction of ax = 5.09 m/s2, while the other produces an acceleration in the y direction of ay =

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  1. Physics

    A 70.0-kg astronaut pushes to the left on a spacecraft with a force in "gravity-free" 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

  2. Physics

    The De-orbit Burn The Shuttle must reduce its velocity at a pre-calculated point in its orbit in order to return to Earth. In order to reduce the velocity and change the orbit of the Shuttle, a maneuver called the de-orbit burn is performed. For this

  3. Algebra URGENT! Conic sections

    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

  4. Chemistry

    High-pressure sodium vapor lamps are used in street lighting. The two brightest lines in the sodium spectrum are at 589.00 and 589.59 nm. What is the diffrence in energy per photon of the radiations corresponding to these two lines?

  5. Trigonometry (Law of Sine)

    Fire towers A and B are located 10 miles apart. They use the direction of the other tower as 0°. Rangers at fire tower A spots a fire at 42°, and rangers at fire tower B spot the same fire at 64°. How far from tower A is the fire to the nearest tenth of

  6. 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

  7. chem-help

    the bright yellow light emitted by a sodium vapor lamp consists of two emission lines at 589.0 and 589.6 nm. what are the frequency and the energy of a photon of light at each of these wavelengths? what are the enegies in kJ/mol

  8. Math-SineLaw

    Fire lookout towers are used to locate fires so they can be put out as soon as possible. These towers often work in networks and if two towers can see a fire at the same time, they can determine the location of the fire vey accurately. A.) Two forest

  9. physics

    two air craft P and Q are flying at the same speed 300m/s .the direction along which Q is flying .find the magnitude of the velocity of air craft P relative to air craft Q?

  10. 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

  11. probability

    Suppose that we have three engines, which we turn on at time 0. Each engine will eventually fail, and we model each engine"s lifetime as exponentially distributed with parameter λ. The lifetimes of different engines are independent. One of the engines

  12. physics

    A catapult launches a test rocket vertically upward from a well, giving the rocket an initial speed of 79.0 m/s at ground level. The engines then fire, and the rocket accelerates upward at 3.90 m/s2 until it reaches an altitude of 980 m. At that point its

  13. Probability

    Suppose that we have three engines, which we turn on at time 0. Each engine will eventually fail, and we model each engine's lifetime as exponentially distributed with parameter λ. The lifetimes of different engines are independent. One of the engines

  14. Physics

    On a spacecraft two engines fire for a time of 560 s. One gives the craft an acceleration in the x direction of ax = 5.10 m/s2, while the other produces an acceleration in the y direction of ay = 7.30 m/s2. At the end of the firing period, the craft has

  15. Statistics

    Fire department response time is the length of time it takes a fire truck to arrive at the scene of a fire starting from the time the call was given to the truck. Response time for Gabble Fire Department follows a mound shaped and symmetric distribution.

  16. Physics

    On a spacecraft two engines fire for a time of 555 s. One gives the craft an acceleration in the x direction of ax = 5.10 m/s2, while the other produces an acceleration in the y direction of ay = 7.30 m/s2. At the end of the firing period, the craft has

  17. Physics- Newton's Laws in Space

    Hi! I would really appreciate it if you could help me think through these questions discussing Newton's Laws in Space... Directions: Consider the following scenarios ignoring the effects of gravity: 1. You are the capitan of a spacecraft traveling in the

  18. phasics

    A 500kg spacecraft was traveling through space at a constant velocity when it fires its rocket engine. The engines produce a 1000N of thrust. The space craft was traveling at 400 m/s after 100 seconds. What is the rate of acceleration for the space craft?

  19. physics

    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?

  20. physics

    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

  21. Physics

    Two spacecratfs from different nations have linked in space and are coasting with their engines off, heading directly toward Mars. The spacecrafts are thrust apart by large springs. Spacecraft 1, with a mass of 1.9x104 kg, then has a velocity of 3.5x103

  22. Physics

    4. The figure above shows an 80-kg astronaut pushing on a spacecraft with force 𝐹𝐹, in outer space. The spacecraft has a mass of 1×104 kg. During the push, the astronaut accelerates to the right with an acceleration of 0.4 m/s2. Determine the

  23. physics

    A test rocket is fired vertically upward from a well. A catapult gives it an initial speed of 80.2 m/s at ground level. Its engines then fire and it accelerates upward at 4.20 m/s2 until it reaches an altitude of 960 m. At that point its engines fail, and

  24. Physics

    On a spacecraft two engines fire for a time of 589 s. One gives the craft an acceleration in the x direction of ax = 5.09 m/s2, while the other produces an acceleration in the y direction of ay = 7.50 m/s2. At the end of the firing period, the craft has

  25. physics

    On a spacecraft two engines fire for a time of 581 s. One gives the craft an acceleration in the x direction of ax = 5.21 m/s2, while the other produces an acceleration in the y direction of ay = 7.34 m/s2. At the end of the firing period, the craft has

  26. Physics!!! please help... URGENT

    Directions: Consider the following scenarios ignoring the effects of gravity: 1. You are the capitan of a spacecraft traveling in the far reaches of outer space, a great distance from any other body. Unexpectedly your radar indicates a meteor on a

  27. Physics! PLEASE HELP re Newton's Laws

    What would you do given the following scenarios? 1. You are the capitan of a spacecraft traveling in the far reaches of outer space, a great distance from any other body. Unexpectedly your radar indicates a meteor on a collision course with your craft,

  28. physics

    On a spacecraft two engines fire for a time of 748 s. One gives the craft an acceleration in the x direction of ax = 5.21 m/s2, while the other produces an acceleration in the y direction of ay = 3.45 m/s2. At the end of the firing period, the craft has

  29. Physics B

    On a spacecraft two engines fire for a time of 615 s. One gives the craft an acceleration in the x direction of ax = 5.10 m/s2, while the other produces an acceleration in the y direction of ay = 7.30 m/s2. At the end of the firing period, the craft has

  30. Physics

    1. On a spacecraft, two engines are turned on for 648 s at a moment when the velocity of the craft has x and y components of v0x = 4360 m/s and v0y = 6270 m/s. While the engines are firing the craft undergoes a displacement that has components of x = 4.11

  31. physics

    On a spacecraft, two engines are turned on for 910 s at a moment when the velocity of the craft has x and y components of v0x = 5710 m/s and v0y = 7490 m/s. While the engines are firing, the craft undergoes a displacement that has components of x = 5.78 x

  32. physics

    On a spacecraft, two engines are turned on for 525 s at a moment when the velocity of the craft has x and y components of v0x = 4780 m/s and v0y = 8850 m/s. While the engines are firing, the craft undergoes a displacement that has components of x = 3.54 x

  33. Physics 1

    On a spacecraft, two engines are turned on for 910 s at a moment when the velocity of the craft has x and y components of v0x = 5710 m/s and v0y = 7490 m/s. While the engines are firing, the craft undergoes a displacement that has components of x = 5.78 x

  34. physic 1

    On a spacecraft, two engines are turned on for 910 s at a moment when the velocity of the craft has x and y components of v0x = 5710 m/s and v0y = 7490 m/s. While the engines are firing, the craft undergoes a displacement that has components of x = 5.78 x

  35. Physics

    On a spacecraft, two engines are turned on for 666 s at a moment when the velocity of the craft has x and y components of velocity V0x = 3485 m/s and V0y = 5690 m/s. While the engines are firing, the craft undergoes a displacement that has components of x

  36. physic

    A 500kg spacecraft was traveling through space at a constant velocity when it fired its rocket engine. The engines produce a 1000N of thrust. The spacecraft was traveling at 400 m/s after 100 seconds. What is the rate of acceleration for the space craft?

  37. physics

    A 500kg spacecraft was traveling through space at a constant velocity when it fires its rocket engine. The engines produce a 1000N of thrust. The space craft was traveling at 400 m/s after 100 seconds. (A)What is the rate of acceleration for the space

  38. phasics

    A 500kg spacecraft was traveling through space at a constant velocity when it fires its rocket engine. The engines produce a 1000N of thrust. The space craft was traveling at 400 m/s after 100 seconds. What is the rate of acceleration for the space craft?

  39. physics[

    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)?

  40. physics

    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 240ms-1. 1- What was the force on the spacecraft? 2- What was the acceleration of the spacecraft? 3-If the engines were used

  41. physics

    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

  42. physics

    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

  43. Physics

    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

  44. Physics

    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

  45. 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

  46. Physics

    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

  47. Math

    The Pioneer 10 spacecraft passed the planet Jupiter on December 12, 1973, and exited the solar system on June 14, 1983. The craft traveled from Mars to Jupiter, a distance of approximately 1 billion kilometers, in one year and nine months. a.Calculate the

  48. physical science

    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?

  49. Physics

    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

  50. physical science

    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

  51. Calculus

    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

  52. physics

    The De-orbit Burn The Shuttle must reduce its velocity at a pre-calculated point in its orbit in order to return to Earth. In order to reduce the velocity and change the orbit of the Shuttle, a maneuver called the de-orbit burn is performed. For this

  53. Math

    Suppose that we have three engines, which we turn on at time 0. Each engine will eventually fail, and we model each engine"s lifetime as exponentially distributed with parameter λ. The lifetimes of different engines are independent. One of the engines

  54. Probability - 2

    Suppose that we have three engines, which we turn on at time 0. Each engine will eventually fail, and we model each engine"s lifetime as exponentially distributed with parameter λ. The lifetimes of different engines are independent. One of the engines

  55. astronomy

    A possible trajectory for sending a spacecraft to Mars is an elliptical orbit with Earth at its perihelion and Mars at its aphelion. The craft would be launched out of low-Earth orbit by a quick burst of rockets into solar orbit, and would then "coast''

  56. Astronomy

    A possible trajectory for sending a spacecraft to Mars is an elliptical orbit with Earth at its perihelion and Mars at its aphelion. The craft would be launched out of low-Earth orbit by a quick burst of rockets into solar orbit, and would then "coast''

  57. Physics

    Some spacecraft design uses a solar sail made of aluminized plastic. As sunlight reflects off the sail, radiation pressure drives the spacecraft outward away from the sun. a. If the sail material has a density of 700.0 kg/m3, what is the maximum thickness

  58. Physics

    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

  59. Physics

    Imagine a landing craft approaching the surface of Callisto, one of Jupiter's moons. If the engine provides an upward force (thrust) of 2784 N, the craft descends at constant speed; if the engine provides only 1879 N, the craft accelerates downward at 0.39

  60. Physics helppp

    Imagine a landing craft approaching the surface of the moon of a distant planet. If the engine provides an upward force (thrust) of 2980 N, the craft descends at constant speed; if the engine provides only 2200 N, the craft accelerates downward at 0.46

  61. science

    A spacecraft can travel at 18000km/h with no engines being fired. Explain why a car travelling at 110km/h on a motorway needs its engine to run a high power.

  62. Physics

    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?

  63. Physics

    magine a landing craft approaching the surface of Callisto, one of Jupiter's moons. If the engine provides an upward force (thrust) of 3270 N, the craft descends at constant speed; if the engine provides only 2190 N, the craft accelerates downward at 40

  64. math, probability

    Suppose that we have three engines which we turn on at time 0. Each engine will eventually fail, and we model each engine's lifetime as exponentially distributed with parameter lambda. One of the engines will fail first, followed by the second, and

  65. Physics

    sorry to repost (again) but I'm not understanding how to solve this: A rocket is launched at an angle of 42◦ above the horizontal with an initial speed of 76 m/s. It moves for 9 s along its initial line of motion with an acceleration of 29 m/s^2. At this

  66. Physics

    sorry to repost (again) but I'm not understanding how to solve this: A rocket is launched at an angle of 42◦ above the horizontal with an initial speed of 76 m/s. It moves for 9 s along its initial line of motion with an acceleration of 29 m/s^2. At this

  67. Physics

    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.

  68. physics

    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.

  69. Physics

    Calculate the speed needed by a spacecraft to maintain a circular orbit at about 350 km above Earth’s surface. (it's a project where we create our own spaceship. let's say the craft is 500kg) --- Not sure about the formula to find this. All I know is

  70. Physics

    Imagine a landing craft approaching the surface of the moon of a distant planet. If the engine provides an upward force (thrust) of 2890 N, the craft descends at constant speed; if the engine provides only 2200 N, the craft accelerates downward at 0.36

  71. Physics

    The 17500 Hz whine of the turbines in the jet engines of an aircraft moving with speed 280 m/s is heard at what frequency by the pilot of a second craft trying to overtake the first at a speed of 380 m/s?

  72. Physics

    The 17500 Hz whine of the turbines in the jet engines of an aircraft moving with speed 280 m/s is heard at what frequency by the pilot of a second craft trying to overtake the first at a speed of 380 m/s?

  73. Physics

    Some spacecraft design uses a solar sail made of aluminized plastic. As sunlight reflects off the sail, radiation pressure drives the spacecraft outward away from the sun. a. If the sail material has a density of 600.0 kg/m3, what is the maximum thickness

  74. Physics

    8. Fire engines used to be red. Yellow-green is now the preferred color. Why the change?

  75. physics

    Marks: 2 The time taken by the space craft moving at a speed equal to half the velocity of light to go from star A to star B is 2 years as calculated at the Earth station. Which of the following is correct for the time measured by the astronaut in the

  76. physics

    Marks: 2 The time taken by the space craft moving at a speed equal to half the velocity of light to go from star A to star B is 2 years as calculated at the Earth station. Which of the following is correct for the time measured by the astronaut in the

  77. physics

    Imagine a landing carft approaching the surface of Callisto, one of Jupiture's moons. If the engine provides an upward force (thrust) of 3260 N, the craft descends at constant speed; if the engine provides only 2200 N the craft accelerates downward at .39

  78. Math

    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?

  79. physics

    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

  80. physics

    A catapult launches a test rocket vertically upward from a well, giving the rocket an initial speed of 80.2 m/s at ground level. The engines then fire, and the rocket accelerates upward at 3.80 m/s2 until it reaches an altitude of 1180 m. At that point its

  81. Physics

    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

  82. Math

    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?

  83. Physics

    A space craft made up of two parts with masses m1 = 2.3 kg and m2 = 3.4 kg is held together by explosive bolts against a spring. The spring is compressed by 73.0 cm and has negligible mass. After the bolts are exploded m1 is found to have a speed of 3.6

  84. Physics

    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

  85. PHYSICS

    A space explorer is 4.6 billion km away from a certain star, and observes that the gravitational force of attraction exerted on the spacecraft by the star is 500 N. What will the force become when the craft has approached to a position 2 billion km from

  86. Physics

    A space explorer is 4.6 billion km away from a certain star, and observes that the gravitational force of attraction exerted on the spacecraft by the star is 500 N. What will the force become when the craft has approached to a position 2 billion km from

  87. algebra

    Find the decimal notation for the fraction-1/17, The decimal notation for the-1/17 equal 0.589. rounded it to hundreth. my answer is 0.589 is this right.

  88. physics

    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

  89. physics

    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

  90. history

    However [political parties] may now and then answer popular ends, they are likely in the course of time and things, to become potent engines, by which cunning, ambitious, and unprincipled men will be enabled to subvert the power of the people and to usurp

  91. English

    1. What do we have to do in case of a fire? 2. What do we have to do when a fire breaks out? 3. What do we have to do when your apartment is on fire? 4. Call 119. 5. Tell grown-ups. 6. Tell adults. 7. Use the fire extinguisher. 8. Go outside and use the

  92. physics

    A test rocket is fired vertically upward from a well. A catapult gives it an initial speed of 81.0 m/s at ground level. Its engines then fire and it accelerates upward at 4.10 m/s2 until it reaches an altitude of 940 m. At that point its engines fail, and

  93. science

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

  94. physics

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

  95. Calculus

    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.

  96. Physics

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

  97. general physics

    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?

  98. physics

    In December of 1989, a KLM Boeing 747 airplane carrying 231 passengers entered a cloud of ejecta from an Alaskan volcanic eruption. All four engines went out, and the plane fell from 27800 ft to 13700 ft before the engines could be restarted. It then

  99. physics

    A test rocket is fired vertically upward from a well. A catapult gives it an initial speed of 80.8 m/s at ground level. Its engines then fire and it accelerates upward at 3.90 m/s2 until it reaches an altitude of 920 m. At that point its engines fail, and

  100. algebra

    an aircraft factory manufactures airplane engines. The unit cost c (the cost in dollars to make each airplane engine) depends on the number of engines made. If x engines are made, then the unit cost is given by the function c(x)=0.3x2- 96x+26,919. How many

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